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The term X has entered the English language to describe situations like those in Y’s writings. The term generally relates to real-life occurrences and situations that are incomprehensibly complex, bizarre, or illogical. Identify X.
[Hint: Y was a 20th century German language novelist]

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This phrase was made popular by author X, who is known for his outspoken support of democratic socialism. The author X got the idea of this phrase from advertisement posters in which an old man offered guidance and support to would-be students with the phrase “Let me be your father”. After old man’s death, his son took over the company, and the posters were replaced with pictures of the son with the text “Let me be your ________.” Give me the phrase.

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This fantasy/science fiction novel was initially published in a series of five interlinked novelettes. The novel brought the ire of critics to the author for ignoring the fundamental laws of physics however he went on to win Hugo Award in the Best Short Story category for this work. Name the novel.

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Shown is the original cover of a 1976 book based on Evolution. The term meme was coined in this book. Identify it.

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A word has been blacked out by the rectangles at the bottom. (Same word in all places). Identify the word and put funda.

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