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Why did Douglas Adams call Paul Neil Milne Johnstone the worst poet?

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Explanation of the line 'But you don't really care for music, do you' in "Hallelujah"

10 votes

What is the significance of the words of the prophets being written on the subway wall?

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Terminology and examples for what George Orwell calls "good bad poetry"?

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Why does the murderer call Macduff's son "egg"?

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What is the nature of the friendship in Don Henley's "My Thanksgiving"?

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How does a book become "an American classic"?

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What does Pudd'nhead Wilson's joke about half a dog mean?

6 votes

What is the distinction between "literary fiction" vs. "popular fiction"?

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What are the 'N' and 'S' signs in the 'A Roadside Stand' by Robert Frost?

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What did Jefferson intend to say by Plato's "whimsies into the body of artificial Christianity"?

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Is the beginning of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" drawing a comparison of men and women?

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Putting 'gently' out of pain

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What is the earliest book where bad spelling is primarily for humor value?

5 votes

Why is black evil and white good?

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Writing/Poetry technique - Requiring reader to have prior knowledge

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How did "they make them sleep all day" in A Roadside Stand?

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What is Robert Frost 'owning' in these lines?

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What superstitions about coroners is "Carbide" referring to?

3 votes

Why is the king 'baffled' in "Hallelujah"?

2 votes

Why does the Emperor-Over-the-Sea play such a small role in the Chronicles of Narnia?

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The meaning of the poem "Be Different to Trees"

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Is it possible that Bastian's journey to Fantastica was purely metaphysical?

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What is Bob Dylan's definition of literature in his Nobel Prize lecture?

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What exactly is canon?

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What is the relevance of these Igbo proverbs to the situation of widows and their children?

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Why do the Pern novels use regular words as profanity?

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What does "tickets, visas, lingua franca will all become irrelevant" mean in a context?

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Looking for quote from a Native American from Wounded Knee era

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What specifically is being described as stupid and old-fashioned in this passage on arranged marriage?