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12 votes

How did Leo Tolstoy approve Maude's English translation of War and Peace? Did he speak good English already?

11 votes

Do the *books* show that Hogwarts is in Scotland?

8 votes

At what time did the time travel journey begin?

7 votes
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Is there a math mistake in Moby Dick Chapter 99?

7 votes

How can Stella Salzman be Christian while her father Pinny Salzman is Jewish?

6 votes

Are photographs in Harry Potter a device for characterizing subjects?

6 votes

What does "pilpul" refer to in "Satan in Goray"?

6 votes

Why does the fool recite this depressing verse at the wedding in "Satan in Goray"?

6 votes

Why would the young scholar who was obsessed with Maimonides become an unbeliever in Singer's "The Primper"?

4 votes

How does the line 'your faith was strong but you needed proof' match the rest of the verse in "Hallelujah"?

4 votes

"I've seen your flag on the marble arch"

4 votes
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How could Francisco d’Anconia work for Reardon without breaking his oath?

4 votes

What is the origin of epigraphs?

4 votes

Why does the band follow Rechele to the bathhouse before her wedding?

4 votes

In Huxley's "Brave New World", are there female Alphas?

4 votes
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What parallels can be drawn between Hunger Games characters and their classical namesakes?

3 votes

How did Hitler get the idea for the title “My Struggle”?

3 votes

What is the significance of the chapter title “Detention With Dolores”?

3 votes

In Brave New World, If Lenina is a beta, why does she wear green?

3 votes

In Brave New World, what caste is Lenina Crowne?

3 votes

Are there any surviving works of Ancient Greek playwrights/poets excluding the more well known ones?

3 votes
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In the chapter 'Xenophilius Lovegood', why did the Death Eaters use broomsticks and not Apparition?

3 votes

Where does the quote “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right” come from?

2 votes

Why is the Star of the County Down referred to as Colleen?

2 votes

Why can't Harry Potter see the threstrals in the books before the fifth?

2 votes

Is there any significance to the name "friends of Lilith" in Simone Kern's "The Propagator"?

1 vote

Why didn't Hermione or Dumbledore use the Time-Turner to defeat Voldemort?

1 vote

Does this edit in The Magician's Nephew (from "had her bathe" to "had her bath") fundamentally change the meaning of the sentence?

1 vote

How could Umbridge have followed nonexistent tracks?

-1 votes

Middle School detective series with two friends from early 2010s