EJoshuaS - Reinstate Monica
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Why has Bill Watterson ('Calvin and Hobbes') been retired for so long?
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Did C. S. Lewis support the Ransom Theory in the Chronicles of Narnia?
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Was C. S. Lewis condemning nuclear weapons in The Magician's Nephew?
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Why did Douglas Adams call Paul Neil Milne Johnstone the worst poet?
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Is John Milton's Lucifer a tragic hero?
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Why couldn't Mr Dobbins become a doctor in "Tom Sawyer"?
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How much weight should we give authors' declarations of their intent after the fact?
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Why don't people in the Chronicles of Narnia have trouble "transitioning" back to their old life after extended times in other worlds?
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Why did Bill Watterson choose the character names he did?
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Why did the characters in "No Exit" agree to torment each other?
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Does "call me Ishmael" imply that that might not be his real name?
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Why did the doctor give Count Bezukhov cream of tartar?
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Does C. S. Lewis support annihilationism in The Last Battle?
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Why didn't The Last Battle mention Susan's reaction to her family's death?
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Was the sealed letter ordering Hamlet's death a Biblical reference?
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Do authors who translate their own works tend to do accurate translations?
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Is it reasonable to use the movie version of a book to interpret the book when the same author wrote both?
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Was Edmund in the Narnia series loosely inspired by Edmund in King Lear?
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How long did the Pevensies rule in Narnia?
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Why is the Emperor Beyond the Sea named that?
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Why wasn't O'Brien considered a thought criminal?
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Was Atlas Shrugged set in the future or the present?
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What evidence do scholars offer on both sides as to the authorship of The Dark Tower?
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Is there any significance to Major Major being a Henry Fonda lookalike?
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What is the significance of the fact that the covered wagons were traveling East at the end of Atlas Shrugged?
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What is the historical basis for Roark's claim about the Parthenon?
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When was the Party founded?
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Is Jonathan Culler saying that literary theory is effectively the same subject as cultural studies?
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Where are Greenfield and Silver City in The Boxcar Children?
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Does Rush's "Tom Sawyer" promote an anti-religious view?
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