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What is the dialect in "The Origin of White Folks" and what does it add to the poem?

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Did Thoreau respond to claims that he was an anarchist?

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Why does "The Tragedy of Afghanistan" suddenly switch to second-person in the second-to-last verse?

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What does it mean to "wear my decoration" in the poem "Tomato & Lettuce"?

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Which Animorphs books have description of the Yeerk Pool?

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Why are the non-fellow-students not referred to as guns in Clint Smith's "The Gun"?

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Why does isolating "there" on its own line sound less emphatic in Korean than English?

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What did the students at the Royal Wavertree School for the Blind think of "Redwall"?

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What's the significance of the "Invocation to the muses of the Tagus"?

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Why did Fontane choose to write "The Tragedy of Afghanistan"?

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What does it mean to "graze on the fizzy air"?

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Why is it notable that the "monkey tablet" has monkeys?

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What did Vin mean by leaving Mare's flower picture for Sazed?

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Purpose of the stage direction "Burst of light, fading. Distant rumbling." in "Philoktetes"

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Why call them the "little pointy hours"?

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Why does Georgia connect so well with the clown's song?

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Is "The Blazing World" written in a standard style for Cavendish's time?

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What is the difference between parentheses () and square brackets [] when enclosing real-time interjections in the Kane Chronicles?

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Affiliation of the plane which kills David's backstory family

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Why are "doves" used in this simile from "Aias"?

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Why does the chorus pray to Rhea in "Philoktetes"?

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What does it mean when Scully's translations of Sophocles use center-aligned text?

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Why is Happy Buddha playing the "Titanic" theme in "How to Be Chinese"?

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Who is "Dr. Johnson" in Meinke's "Apples"?

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Is there anything deeper about the comparisons between Queenie and the Red Queen in "Code Name Verity"?

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What purpose does "The Bourne Supremacy" play within the arc of the Bourne Trilogy?

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Who is "you" in "The Waking"?

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Who is "The Rithmatist"?

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What is a term for an (occasionally lengthy) passage set between chapters?

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What does this simile about Fiver rounding up Efrafan prisoners mean?