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What's the difference between a five-act play and a three-act play?

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Why is Nausicaa named 'burner of ships'?

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What is a bootless oath?

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Can music be considered literature?

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How much of The Song of Wandering Aengus by Yeats is based on Irish folklore?

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Is the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt a joke, or is it serious?

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How can poetry be defined?

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What did Gray mean by "where ignorance is bliss, / 'tis folly to be wise"?

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What is the deeper meaning of "The Tyger"?

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How does Shakespeare's iambic pentameter work with Original Pronunciation?

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

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What is the significance of "Jonathan" in Strange and Norrell?

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Does Indiana Jones have a literary inspiration or equivalent?

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Why is "Ode on Melancholy" an Ode?

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Is there any deeper significance to the Borges story "The End"?

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What is up with the oracle's prophecy in the story of Cupid and Psyche?

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Why does Ishtar insist on being called "Ishtar"?

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What is the radical feminist take on Harry Potter?

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Why is Richard portrayed without a hunchback in the 1955 Laurence Olivier adaptation of Richard III?

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Why doesn't Hamlet like improvisation?

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Explanation of a line from the poem "I do not love you " by Pablo Neruda

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Can absence of information be considered a stylistic choice?

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Significance of the Phoenician Sailor having pearls for eyes in The Waste Land

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What is the benefit in the Prologue "spoiling" the play in Romeo and Juliet?

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Should there be a trochee in the second to last line of Thomas Hardy's "The Oxen"?

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How much do the characters in Waiting for Godot actually know?

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Is there any deeper significance to the Borges story "The End"?

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What is the reason for partial highlighting in "The Sandman"?

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Do English language poems actually have feet?

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Why is The Dreaming a simple place compared to Hell?