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25 votes
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What is a Daniel?

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1 answer
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Can the Count of Monte Cristo's calculation of poison dosage be explained?

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2 answers
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How did they cover 1,000 miles in 110 days at a speed of 5 miles per day?

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1 answer
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What is so special about a fruit being in season for eight days?

10 votes
1 answer
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Did Benjamin Franklin mix up his friends?

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1 answer
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Why does Great Illustrated Classics change details in its abridged versions?

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3 answers
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What is "the sin which ruined our first parents" in The Count of Monte Cristo?

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1 answer
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Can the apparent age discrepancies in The Count of Monte Cristo be reconciled?

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3 answers
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Are Tigris in The Hunger Games and Tigris in The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes the same person?

7 votes
1 answer
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Never the Twain shall meet – conflicting accounts of sewing practices

7 votes
1 answer
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Is this sentence in The Count of Monte Cristo supposed to refer to Fernand or to Albert?

7 votes
5 answers
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Son of Adam but not Eve? Daughter of Eve but not Adam?

6 votes
1 answer
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Why do I have a different version of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"?

6 votes
1 answer
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When did the Pevensies forget their origins?

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Is there a connection between Achilles's talking horse in the Iliad and Balaam's talking donkey in the Bible?

4 votes
1 answer
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How can we explain the porter's order of events in The Arabian Nights?

4 votes
1 answer
818 views

At what time did the time travel journey begin?

4 votes
1 answer
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Why does Quatermain (the narrator) translate for Umbopa if Umbopa understands English?

3 votes
1 answer
263 views

Gagool, Gagoola, or Gagaoola?

3 votes
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Book about a boy and girl who are great baseball players

3 votes
2 answers
129 views

Why does Mussolini refer to war as female?

3 votes
1 answer
119 views

The problem of Percy’s presence

3 votes
1 answer
193 views

Why does Nick say that Moses was 130 years old when he died?

3 votes
1 answer
287 views

Did the travelers know how long the voyage into the darkness took or not?

2 votes
1 answer
119 views

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

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Is the story of Jill and Eustace meant to evoke that of Cain and Abel?

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Was Teresa the manager or not in "Dead End Girl"?

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3 answers
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What does “be one traveler” mean in “The Road Not Taken”?

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1 answer
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How long does it actually take to travel from Tishbi to the Kerith Ravine?