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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 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 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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Questions related to the English writer Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963) and his work, which includes novels such as Brave New World and Eyeless in Gaza, non-fiction works such as The Doors of Perception, …
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Questions about time travel, i.e. the movement between various points in time, which may involve the use of a time machine.
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For questions about the novel, or the way it relates to its adaptations. Use with the [neil-gaiman] tag.
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For questions about the series of fantasy novels, and the franchise of comics, as it relates to Literature defined in the Help Center. Use with [andrzej-sapkowski], [polish-literature], and [comics], …
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For questions about the life and works of the Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, which include The Witcher series, and the Hussite trilogy. Use with the appropriate title tags, and the [polish-literatur…
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For questions regarding the life and works of the playwright George Bernard Shaw.
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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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Questions about the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (c. 1265 – 1321) and his works. In addition to the 'Divine Comedy', Dante also wrote 'La Vita Nuova' ("The New Life"), the Latin treatise 'De vulgari e…
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For questions about the play The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, often considered as one of the "problem plays" (hard to classify as comedy or tragedy) because its first and second halves are so…
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Questions about a type of novels that typically involves a mysterious death or a crime to be solved, a closed circle of suspects (each with a credible motive) and a detective who solves the crime. Use…
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For questions regarding the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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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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Questions related to the concept of "narrator" in literature, i.e. the "voice" that appears to speak or tell a story. The narrator can usually not simply be equated with the author. There are various …
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Questions about the German writer and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 – 1832) and his works. He achieved early fame with his epistolary novel 'Die Leiden des jungen Werthers' ('The Sorrows …
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Questions related to Jane Austen's 1817 novel "Persuasion". Use this tag with the [jane-austen] tag.
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Questions related to William Blake's 1789 collection of poems Songs of Innocence, which was later expanded and published as Songs of Innocence and of Experience (1794). Use this tag with the [william-…
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Natsume Sōseki (1867-1916) was a Japanese author, who wrote novels such as "I Am a Cat", "Botchan", and "Kokoro". Use this tag for questions about him and his works, along with the work tag when appli…
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From questions about "I Am a Cat" (吾輩は猫である), a collection of episodes from the life of a cat in early 20th century Japan, written by Natsume Sōseki. Use with the [natsume-soseki] and [japanese-literat…
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For questions about "Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agness Nutter, Witch", the novel written by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Use with respective author tags.
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For questions regarding the life and works of Canadian singer, songwriter, and author Leonard Cohen. Use with [lyrics] or [poetry] tags when necessary.
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Questions about the German-language author Franz Kafka and his works, which include 'Die Verwandlung' ('The Metamorphosis') and 'Der Process' ('The Trial'). Use this tag with the [german-literature] t…
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For questions concerning the novel War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. Use with the [leo-tolstoy] and [russian-literature] tags.
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Questions related to William Shakespeare's tragedy Julius Caesar, which was probably written in 1599. Use this tag in conjunction with [william-shakespeare].
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Questions about the American novelist and academic Toni Morrison (born 1931) and her works. Morrison's novels include The Bluest Eye (1970), Song of Solomon (1977) and Beloved (1987).
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Questions about folktales or folk tales, i.e. stories that have been orally passed down from generation to generation. For myths and legends, use the [myths] tag.
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Questions related to Elif Şafak's novel The Forty Rules of Love. Use this tag with the [elif-shafak] tag.
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For questions about Les Miserables, a novel by Victor Hugo. Use in conjunction with [victor-hugo].
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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 John Steinbeck and his life as a writer.
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Questions about the works of Dan Brown (e.g. Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code and Inferno) or his life as a writer.
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For questions about morals in the literary sense - lessons that can be derived from a story. Not to be used for general questions about right and wrong in a story.
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Questions about the works of the American novelist Thomas Pynchon (born 1937) and his life as a writer.
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Questions about the works of the American writer and professor Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992) and his life as a writer.
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For questions regarding the "Wheel of Time" book series, mostly written by Robert Jordan and finished by Brandon Sanderson after Jordan's death. It consists of 14 books and a prequel, along with extra…
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