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Is Meursault bothered that he doesn't know what day Maman died?

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Did Camus have a known source of inspiration for Meursault's behaviour during and after his mother's funeral?

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Maupassant, "j'ai en effet pour amie Mme Rosset", is this a typo?

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Where/what is "C" in Annie Ernaux's short story "Returns"

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What distinguishes Maupassant's style from Flaubert's?

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How much of “À la recherche du temps perdu” is autobiographical?

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Choice of title in Nausea (Sartre)?

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Why does de Villefort ask for a letter from Salvieux and not Saint-Méran?

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What do the saint, the angel, the musician and the sandalwood refer to in Mallarmé's poem Sainte?

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Why did the alexandrine become the "natural" metre for French verse drama, whereas English renaissance drama adopted the iambic pentameter?

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How does this fencing game work in the Three Musketeers?

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