Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions related to the Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) and his work.
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For questions about the works of Stephen King and his life as a writer.
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For questions about Animal Farm, a satirical novel by George Orwell. This tag should be used in conjunction with [george-orwell].
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For questions about either the author Suzanne Collins or any of her literary works (most famously the Hunger Games book series). Note that questions about the films adapted from her works are off-topi…
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For questions about the works of Joseph Conrad and his life as a writer.
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The Bible, a collection of sacred texts.
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For questions about A Song of Ice and Fire, the series by George R. R. Martin. Use in conjunction with [george-r-r-martin].
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For questions about the works of Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) and his life as a writer. His works include 'The Jungle Book' (1894), 'Kim' (1901), short stories such as 'The Man Who Would Be King' (18…
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For questions about Polish literature: works of literature which were originally written in the Polish language.
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Questions related to books as physical objects, e.g. their size, colors, etc.
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Questions related to the works of Thomas Deloney (c. 1543 – April 1600) and his life as a writer. Deloney published ballads and "novels". He is best known for "Jack of Newbury ".
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For questions pertaining to the various definitions of literature.
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Questions related to Jane Austen's 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice, published anonymously as "By the Author of Sense and Sensibility". Use this tag with the [jane-austen] tag.
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Questions about the relation between works of literature and a specific cultural context. Cultural context does not necessarily refer to the context in which the work originated; it can also refer to …
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Requests to find the name of an author, based on biographical and/or literary data.
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For questions about the novel Jude The Obscure (1895) by Thomas Hardy. Use together with the [thomas-hardy] tag.
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For questions about the use of pseudonyms by authors. Use this tag with the tag for the author in question.
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Questions related to allegories, i.e. a type of text in which a metaphor is extended throughout the entire narrative. Examples include the cave allegory in Book VII of Plato's Republic, and Edmund Spe…
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For questions either about the author William Faulkner or about any of his literary works.
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For questions about the series known as The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Use in conjunction with [suzanne-collins].
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For questions about Alfred Tennyson's work or his life as a writer.
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For questions about The Waste Land, the poem by T.S. Elliot. Use this tag with the [t-s-eliot] tag.
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For questions about The Odyssey, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer].
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For questions about the novel Moby Dick, by Herman Melville. Use this tag with the [herman-melville] tag.
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For questions about Herman Melville and his works, most notably Moby Dick.
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Questions related to sexuality, including LGBT themes (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender), in works of literature or literary theory.
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Questions about the extent to which works of literature accurately depict historical events, figures, customs, ideas, etcetera.
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For questions about James Joyce's 1922 modernist novel Ulysses. Use this with the james-joyce tag.
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For questions about the life and works of the Scottish novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson, most famous for his 1882 work "Treasure Island".
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Questions related to works of literature which are transmitted through speech or song.
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a Turkish novelist who has written many books in both English and Turkish. Use this tag for questions about the author herself or about any of her literary works.
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For questions about the works of William Butler Yeats and his life as a writer.
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For trope in the movie sense and their origins: universally defined images with deeper implications than their linguistic meanings. Not for the rhetoric figure.
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For questions about Ray Bradbury's dystopian, science-fiction novel, Fahrenheit 451. Use in conjunction with [ray-bradbury].
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For questions regarding authors' creation of new words (e.g. "tintinnabulation" by Edgar Allan Poe).
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Questions about themes of one or more works of literature, i.e. central ideas that unify a literary work.