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How do I ask a good question about the meaning of a passage?

First, check that your question is on topic here at Literature. Then, include: the name of the author and the title of the work; the passage you are asking about; enough context for people to be able ...
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What are some common reasons that people downvote?

Since this has popped up again and is relevant, I'll repost something on this I said in another meta thread. "Don't downvote - and I think this is really important - unless it's clearly a bad ...
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Where can I find glossaries of literary, poetic and rhetorical terms?

List of narrative techniques on Wikipedia. Glossary of literary terms on Wikipedia. Stylistic device on Wikipedia. Poetic devices on Wikipedia. Rhetorical device on Wikipedia. Glossary of Poetic Terms ...
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What are some common reasons that people downvote?

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