A tag for questions asking "what did the author mean by this word/sentence"?

Sometimes, when reading (or listening) a work of fiction, you stumble upon a word, expression, or sentence, that just doesn't make sense to you.

May be it's a word whose meaning you don't know. Or whose common meaning doesn't seem at all applicable in context it's used. Or a sentence that is as hard to parse as if it was written in Olde English (and very well could have been).

Either way, this tag is for such questions.

A good rule of thumb is that questions with this tag are very likely to ALSO be on-topic on English.SE.

This tag is similar in a way to