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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.

For questions about the English author H. G. Wells (1866 – 1946) or about any of his literary works.
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For questions about the life and works of Rumi, the 13th-century Muslim poet.
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For questions about the non-lyrical parts of music (e.g. instrumentals) and how they relate to the literary aspects of music.
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Questions about the works of the French author Alexandre Dumas (1802 – 1870) and his life as a writer. The author is often referred to as "Alexandre Dumas père" ("père" meaning "father") in order to d…
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Questions related to works of literature which are transmitted through speech or song.
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A play by William Shakespeare, focusing on the Jew Shylock. Use this tag with the [william-shakespeare] tag.
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For questions about the concept of authorial intent. Please do not use this tag for questions about authors' intentions as they relate to a specific passage of text.
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For questions about the works of Robert Jordan and his life as a writer.
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For questions about the 19th-century English author Charlotte Brontë or about any of her literary works, most famously the novel Jane Eyre.
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Questions about the Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) and his literary works.
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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 related to the Elizabethan novel "Jack of Newbury" (1597) by Thomas Deloney. Use this tag with the tag [thomas-deloney].
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Questions about the works of French poet, novelist and dramatist Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885) and his life as a writer. Use this tag with [french-literature].
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For questions regarding the American young-adult, mythology author Rick Riordan, and his novels, which include Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asga…
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For questions about the works of Vladimir Nabokov and his life as a writer.
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For questions about Gulliver's Travels, the satirical novel by Jonathon Swift. Use this tag with the [Jonathan-Swift] tag.
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Questions regarding literary awards.
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a novel by the British author Charlotte Brontë. Use this tag with the [charlotte-bronte] tag.
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For questions about The Iliad, the epic poem by Homer. Use in conjunction with [homer].
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Questions about the works of the Algerian-born French philosopher and author Albert Camus (1913 – 1960) or his life as a writer. He is best known for his works 'The Stranger', 'The Rebel' and others. …
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For questions about nursery rhymes, traditional poems or songs for children.
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For questions regarding the life and works of O. Henry, the American author, best known for his short stories.
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Questions about James Joyce's final novel Finnegans Wake (1939). Use with the [james-joyce] tag.
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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 regarding Romeo and Juliet, a play written by William Shakespeare. Use together with the [william-shakespeare] tag.
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For general questions about plays and theatrical performances as works of literature. If your question is about a specific play, use the title and author tags instead.
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Questions related to the 1895 play The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Use this tag with the [oscar-wilde] tag.
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For questions regarding the life and works of the playwright George Bernard Shaw.
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Questions about Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest', probably written in 1610–1611. In addition to being the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone, the play is also notable for being the only Shakespear…
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For questions about the Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia (c. 2100 BC) which is one of the oldest surviving works of literature in the world. Use this tag with the tag [sumerian…
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Questions related to the theater in England between the early 1560s and 1642 (the closing of the theaters ordered by the Long Parliament). This covers theatrical works written during the reigns of Eli…
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For questions about the Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis, or about any of its constituent novels: Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength. Use with the [c-s-lewis] tag.
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For questions regarding the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Questions about works of literature originally written in Sumerian, an extinct language from ancient Mesopotamia.
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