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17 votes
5 answers
20k views

What rough beast slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?

11 votes
1 answer
859 views

Meaning of President "Coin" in the Hunger Games books?

9 votes
3 answers
16k views

Which Upanishad is TS Eliot referencing with "Datta. Dayadhvam. Damyata." and why?

8 votes
1 answer
478 views

Was Neil Gaiman influenced by Heinrich Heine?

7 votes
1 answer
203 views

Was the Marvel "Punisher" title a response to Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns"?

6 votes
1 answer
682 views

Do rap lyrics require metrical feet in English with long and short syllables?

5 votes
1 answer
82 views

"wind" or "wind"? re: Little Gidding, II.50

5 votes
5 answers
13k views

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

5 votes
2 answers
385 views

What is the radical feminist take on Harry Potter?

4 votes
1 answer
200 views

Is there a formal term for "mispronunciation as a comedic device"?

4 votes
1 answer
459 views

Did Sandburg have anything against Omaha?

4 votes
1 answer
327 views

What is the meaning of "Won't Tell" by Babes in Toyland?

4 votes
1 answer
3k views

What does Hunca Munca from "The Tale of Two Bad Mice" represent?

4 votes
4 answers
10k views

Who is the falcon, and who the falconer?

3 votes
1 answer
63 views

Why is there so much emphasis on snack foods in the plays of Martin McDonagh?

3 votes
2 answers
732 views

What kind of name is Vardaman?

2 votes
0 answers
152 views

Nicanor Parra line: "Nothing important is learned from books. (I read this in a book.)"

2 votes
0 answers
63 views

Is Anathem a version of Plato's Republic?

1 vote
1 answer
258 views

Chekhov story involving a "peeping tom" priest and a newly married couple?

-2 votes
1 answer
311 views

"Hat full of napalm" or "Heart full of napalm"?