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Questions about the novel 'The Phantom of the Opera' (French: 'Le Fantôme de l'Opéra') by Gaston Leroux. Use this tag with the tags [gaston-leroux] and [french-language].

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Why does the Phantom repeatedly mention Carlotta's throat in "The Phantom of the Opera"?

When Erik is monologuing to Christine in his room underneath the Opera, and Raoul and the Persian are trapped in the torture chamber, Erik says this: Meantime, the other had already begun to play the ...
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What does Erik gain by lying to the Persian about the chandelier?

When the Persion meets Erik on the underground lake, and confronts him about the chandelier, Erik denies any involvement: "Well, the chandelier... the chandelier, Erik?..." "What about ...
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What's the significance of the scene where Christine loses Erik's gold ring?

In Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera, the ring that Erik had given Christine goes missing: Suddenly Christine changed color. A mortal pallor overspread her features. "Oh heavens!" ...
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