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Why does the narrator of "Master and Margarita" say that Caribbean are fiction?

Having read both the original version and a Latvian translation, I would say that the original tries to to say that the Caribbean does not exist in relation to Archibald Archibaldovich. Ie. It is a ...
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Did Pilate have a vision of Woland/Satan?

Canonical interpretation is that it was a vision of Tiberius - roman emperor of that time. One of the reliable sources for this is the Gasparov's text of about the structure of the novel, but no one ...
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How did Pilate order Judas' death in Master and Margarita?

It was indeed a very thinly veiled order: 'I am very glad to hear it. Now for the second question. It concerns that man . . . what's his name? . . . Judas of Karioth.' At this the visitor ...
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Why does the narrator of "Master and Margarita" say that Caribbean are fiction?

There is no definite answer here, only interpretations are possible here. My thoughts: your translation is really terrible. In Russian text there no "romantics", they are "mystics". This "black-eyed ...
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Is there a meaning to Koroviev 's nickname?

There's no canon information. There exist several random guesses, listed on Russian Wikipedia; none of which has any meaningful proof either textually or authorial-intent wise (although most guesses ...
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