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Are questions about the themes of a work Too Broad?

Are questions about the themes of a work Too Broad? In general, no. Analysing the themes present in a work is part of literary analysis, and we've already had questions about such things on this site....
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Are questions about the themes of a work Too Broad?

Starting from a broad premise like "What are the themes in I, Robot?" would generally be considered a good taking point for a round-table discussion, but it's not really the type of question that can ...
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Questions closed too quickly on meta

I agree with you that the second one probably shouldn't have been closed. With regards to the first question, I would've voted to close it as it's currently phrased, too. In its current state, it ...
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Should questions be closed if they don't provide context for a quote?

To answer the title question ("Should questions be closed if they don't provide context for a quote?"): it depends. If the question has sufficient detail (a quote that appears not to require context, ...
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What do we think about answers-in-comments for recommendation questions?

*removes mod hat* This is not a statement of site policy but just my personal opinion; vote on it as you see fit. I don't see a big problem with these comments. Arguments in favour of allowing them: ...
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