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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 a writer's precise selection of words as determined by a number of factors, including denotative and connotative meaning, specificity, level of diction, tone, and audience.
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Questions related to wordplay in works of literature, i.e. a clever use of words, typically for the purpose of amusement. Examples include puns, phonetic mix-ups, obscure words and meanings, and doubl…
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For questions regarding how authors construct a "world" associated with their text. For questions about building your own "world," you should ask on Worldbuilding Stack Exchange or Writing Stack Excha…
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For questions about the Worldwar series by Harry Turtledove, set in an alternate universe. Use with the [harry-turtledove] tag.
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Questions about the unfinished play 'Woyzeck' by Georg Büchner. It was first published in 1877 (posthumously) and first performed in 1913. Use with the tags [georg-buechner] and [german-language].
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For questions regarding the writing process of authors. Such questions should usually relate to specific authors or works, otherwise they might be better suited for Writers or Worldbuilding SE instead…
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William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911), English dramatist and poet, best known for the librettos of comic operettas in collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan.
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For questions about Wuthering Heights (1847), the novel by Emily Brontë. Use with [emily-bronte].
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Questions about the English-American poet Wystan Hugh Auden (1907 – 1973) and his works. In addition to poems, he also wrote libretti for several operas, including Igor Stravinsky's "The Rake's Progre…
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Questions about 'A Supplement to the Journey to the West' (西游补 / Xī Yóu Bǔ), a Chinese novel written around 1640 as an addendum to the classic novel 'Journey to the West' (西遊記 / Xīyóu Jì).
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XKCD is a webcomic written by Randall Munroe, and available at https://xkcd.com. Please use this tag with the [comics] tag.
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Introduction to the Theory of Literature (English 300) is a Yale Open Course taught by Professor Paul Fry. Use with the [paul-fry] tag.
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Questions about the works of Canadian author Yann Martel (born 1963) or his life as a writer. He is most famous for his novel 'Life of Pi'.
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For questions regarding the works of Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata (川端 康成, 11 June 1899 – 16 April 1972).
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Yerachmiel Begun is an American Jewish musician, and the founder of the Miami Boys Choir. Use this tag for questions about his songs, and in conjunction with [song-lyrics].
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For questions about works of literature originally written in Yiddish. Use this tag for any questions about such works, not just for the body of Yiddish literature as a whole.
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The Young Wizards series is an ongoing fantasy series by Diane Duane, focusing on Nita Callahan and Kit Rodriguez and their attempts to slow entropy and defeat the Lone Power, who created entropy. Use…
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Questions about the short-story collection 'Your Ad Could Go Here' (2020) by Oksana Zabuzhko. Use with the tags [oksana-zabuzhko] and [ukrainian-literature].
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Questions about the works of the Chinese writer Yuan Zhen (779 – 831) and his life as a writer. Yuan Zhen is known as a poet and as the author of the short story "Biography of Ying-ying". Use this tag…
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Questions about the life and work of the Japanese manga artist (1979– )
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Questions about the works of the Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari (born 1976). He is best known for popular works including 'A Brief History of Humankind' (2014).
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Questions about the works of the American poet and literary critic Yvor Winters (1900 – 1968) and his life as a writer. As a critic, Winters was to some extent controversial because he proposed his o…
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Questions about the British author of Jamaican origin (1975– ), whose novels include White Teeth (2000), On Beauty (2005), and The Fraud (2023), among others.
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Questions about the works of the Rohingya poet Zaki Ovais or his life as a writer. Use with the tag [rohingya-literature].
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For questions on the book "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values". Use this with the [robert-m-pirsig] tag.
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Questions about the non-fiction book 'Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future' (2014) by Peter Thiel. Use this tag with the tag [peter-thiel].
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Questions about the works of the Chinese author Zhāng Hàochén (张皓宸, born 1990) or his life as a writer. Use in conjunction with [chinese-literature].
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Questions about 'Zhuangzi', a name that may refer both to an an ancient Chinese philosophical text and to its author. The author was probably born around 369 BC, during the Warring States period (476–…
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Questions about the book 'Zinky Boys' (USA) or 'Boys in Zinc' (UK) by Svetlana Alexievich. Use with the tags [svetlana-alexievich] and [belarusian-literature].
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Zitkála-Šá (1876–1938), Sioux writer, author of "The Sun Dance Opera" (1913).
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Questions about the works of the Iraqi-born British non-fiction author Ziyad Marar (born 1966).
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Questions related to the American novelist, short story writer, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston (1891 – 1960). Her works include the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.
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