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15 votes
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Why did iambic pentameter become so 'standard' in classical English poetry?

3 votes
1 answer
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Why was the narrator left alone on the shore in Tagore's "Sonar Tari"?

3 votes
2 answers
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Why is Aurora Leigh proud of “colonising beehives” in the poem by Elizabeth Browning?

7 votes
1 answer
288 views
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Vision of the future in Max Beerbohm's "Enoch Soames"

12 votes
1 answer
644 views
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Krazy language in Krazy Kat, 25 July 1936

5 votes
1 answer
437 views
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When was Shakespeare's The Tempest first analysed from a "post-colonial" perspective?

5 votes
1 answer
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Why do we see so little mention of Leopold Bloom's social isolation in his internal monologue?

15 votes
2 answers
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Pride and Prejudice: Why did Elizabeth think "my uncle and aunt would have been lost to me"?

4 votes
1 answer
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What happens at the end of The Scar by China Mieville?

8 votes
3 answers
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What's the significance of Liza-Lu?

3 votes
2 answers
352 views
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What did John Betjeman mean by "You kiddies have crumpled the serviettes/And I must have things daintily served"?

3 votes
1 answer
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What caused English intellectuals to be "ashamed of their own nationality", according to George Orwell?

13 votes
1 answer
6k views
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What does Mr Darcy refer to when objecting to Mr Bennet's "want of propriety"?

8 votes
2 answers
539 views
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Why is the colour of Caliban's girls important?