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Which is the 'correct' version of "The Lady of Shalott" and why are there two?

21 votes
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Why does the Lady of Shalott stay instead of stray?

19 votes
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What is the origin of this contradictory poem?

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Why is Nausicaa named 'burner of ships'?

13 votes
3 answers
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What is a bootless oath?

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1 answer
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Is there symbolism in Vronsky going bald in Anna Karenina?

11 votes
1 answer
957 views

Moral of the Hunger Games Trilogy

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1 answer
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Why is the oath sworn to Dolon by Hector a "bootless" one?

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Is Frou-Frou's death a foreshadowing of Anna's in Anna Karenina?

10 votes
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Can we assume the 'Savages' go unpunished?

9 votes
2 answers
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What is the Myth of Fingerprints?

8 votes
1 answer
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Is there any merit to reading the Poirot novels in order?

8 votes
1 answer
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Are Nicholas's sentiments on playwrights those of his creator?

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Is Jack (in Lord of the Flies) actually 'bad'?

7 votes
1 answer
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In which book did Poirot find a four-foot long clue?

6 votes
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Are there any major differences between the movie tie-in edition of Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide and the original edition?

6 votes
1 answer
302 views

Is this quote by Mr Eastwood a pointed remark by Agatha Christie?

5 votes
1 answer
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Understanding the 'stop-stutter' movements of Emiko in The Windup Girl

5 votes
1 answer
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A book about a night shift clerk in a hotel

5 votes
2 answers
191 views

A book about a clock keeper

5 votes
2 answers
454 views

Why was Cowen easily seen to have been Cohen?

5 votes
2 answers
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Use of 'Genius' in Nicholas Nickleby?

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How would the Night Circus have survived the world wars?

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Is Hercule Poirot religious?

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Is Dorothea's nickname metaphorical?