Ever wish you could create a beautiful visualization of your favorite book? See the most frequent words in a magazine article? Well you can using Wordle, a free online visualization tool. Paste in the text of your choice or link it to a site with an RSS feed and hit go. Check out some of the neat examples on their front page (the featured image for this post is a cloud of the most common crossword answers in the Guardian).

Imagine using this tool to get a sense of the most common weather references in Frankenstein or Robinson Crusoe.