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Why does the Iliad start "in the middle"?

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Was Rowling inspired by the railway station scene in Prince Caspian?

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What does the raven say to Ged when he first enters the school at Roke?

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Meaning of lines explaining Hrothgar's ruling in Heorot

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Poem about bedtime story for witch's child

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Vonnegut's writing style as time passed

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What is the "Eastern wolf" in this poem?

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How much of the original verse is lost in Fitzgerald's translation of The Aeneid?

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Major differences between Norse epic poetry and English epic poetry

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The origin of Tolkien's use of the term "hobbit"

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Do we know Merlin enchanted the sword/stone thing?

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Finding comic referenced in semi-classic physics problem

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From what did Roger Lancelyn Green get this?

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Approaching Beowulf scholarship - how to begin?

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Benvolio and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet

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Why did Scott choose to include so many epigraphs in Ivanhoe that give away the plot?

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Is there a list of points unique to Layamon's telling of the King Arthur story?

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"The impostor magician Smerdis" from Borges

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How does it improve the book to show the major's power?