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  • The Library
27 votes
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Is Sherlock Holmes religious?

18 votes
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535 views

To what effect does Goldman claim The Princess Bride is an abridgement?

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How did T.S. Eliot's literary criticism affect his poetry?

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How did Lee's personal experience affect the narrative of To Kill A Mockingbird?

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Should Go Set A Watchman be read before To Kill A Mockingbird?

12 votes
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288 views

Should Go Set a Watchman be read as a prequel, or an early draft?

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Why is "pensión" left untranslated in "The Shadow of the Wind"?

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What makes something a literary or poetic movement?

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Who is the speaker in "O Captain! My Captain!"

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What does the "good night" symbolize in Dylan Thomas's "Do not go gentle into that good night"?

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What is "This is Just to Say" about?

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What is meant by the reference to theology in The Death of The Author?

10 votes
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Had people related the work of Gogol before "The Nose"?

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What does the "crimson hexagon" represent in "The Library of Babel"?

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Do traditional Japanese haikus always describe a moment?

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In "Pierre Menard, Author of The Quixote" is Menard an analogy for a critical lens?

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What does the rose represent in "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner?

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What effect does an epistolary format have on our understanding of the book as a reader?

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Is the Man-Mountain Agreement a satire of a specific event?

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In what order should Rick Riordan's mythological series be read to make the most sense, and what is the chronological order?

8 votes
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Did Thomas Wolfe keep a diary?

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Is Strattenburg, Pennsylvania based on a real town?

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Why are some people dissatisfied with the titling of "The Red Wheelbarrow"?

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Did Alfred Tennyson ever read The Last of the Light Brigade?

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How do real-world languages exist in "The Library of Babel"?

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Is Julián Carax based on a real author?

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What does Jorge Luis Borges mean by the library being infinite in "The Library of Babel"?

7 votes
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What is the significance/symbolism of the hexagon in "The Library of Babel"?

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Are hexagons directly connected to each other?

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In "The Library of Babel" is the "cyclical book" really God?