GSET Eng P-III Sept-16/12
Prepared by Ravi Rajyaguru (Sem 4 - Batch 2015-17)
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Read this poem and give answers of 1-4
1. The speaker says that Great God Pan has emigrated to India because :
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2. The figure of speech in the lines : ' Which language/has not been the oppressor's tongue ?
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3. The lines, 'After the torture, after the soul has been cropped with a long scythe scooping out of the conquerer's face' suggest :
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4. The title 'A Different History, implies :
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5. Identify the one in correct chronological sequence :
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6. In 'The Prologue' to Dr. Faustus, the chorus proposes that the theme should be : 1. "Cursed necromancy" 2. "audacious deeds" 3. "dalliance of love" 4. "self-conceits"
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7. Which of the following tales is in prose ?
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8. Shakespeare's sonnets :
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9. The Puritans shut down all theaters in England in :
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10. Identify the correctly matched group :
Pastoral Elegy
Masque
Sonnet
Prose tract
Companion poems in octosyllabic couplets
L'Allegro' and 'I1 Pensoroso'
'Lycidas
Comus
'On His Blindness'
'Areopagitica,
11. What is common to the following writers ? Identify the correct description below : William Congreve, George Etherege, William Wycherley, Thomas Otway
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12. John Donne derives the title ' Canonization' from :
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13. In Paradise Lost Book 9, Milton writes that Adam was overcome with "_________" and so ate forbidden fruit against his "better knowledge".
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14. The conception of the mind as 'Tabula rasa' (blank state) was compound in the following work :
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15. Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' starts with the famous statement : It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife". As we get to read the novel this statement seems to be made from the point of view of :
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16. William Blake's famous poems such as "London". "The Sick Rose" and "The Tyger" appear in :
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17. Who said : As yet a child, nor yet a fool to fame, I lisped in numbers, the numbers came.
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18. Richard Steele was not associated with :
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19. These critics transcend the subjective point of view. They bow to other forms of objective authority : The authority of the past and the authority of the social consensus. They adopt the scientific attitude without the science. The above formulation best describes :
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20. Which of the following is not an attribute of Gothic Fiction ?
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21. Which poem of Shelley was as the 'Chartist's Bible' ?
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22. The following work of Byron does not have the typical ' Byronic hero' ?
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23. " Thou wast not born for death, Immortal Bird". In what sense is the bird "immortal" as compared to mortal man ? 1.Here man as an individual is unfarly compared toa bird as a species. 2. The word "Bird" stands for the nightingale's song. 3. When considered as a species man is equally "immortal" as the Bird. 4. The Bird is "immortal" because songs of birds have given pleasureto man through the ages
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24. 'On First Looking into Chapman's Homer' was written by :
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25. Identify a play in the following list that is not written by Oscar Wilde :
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26. Thrushcross Grange is an important locale in :
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27. Match the titles of following poems by Tennyson with their opening lines according to the codes given below :
"Courage" he said and points towards the land
The woods decay, the woods decay and fall
On either side the river lie Long fields of barley and of rye
It little profits that an idle king By this still hearth,among these barren crags
Tithonus
The Lotus-Eaters
Ulyseses
The Lady of Shallott
28. Identify the poet whose poems approximate painting:
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29. Sprung rhythm, Inscape and Instress are terms associated with the poet :
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30. Who among the poets in England during the 1930's had left-learning tendencies ?
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31. One of the following texts was published earlier than 1955. Identify the text :
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32. Who, among the following is credited with the making of the first authoritative Dictionary of the English Language ?
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33. To refer to the unresolvable difficulties a text may open up, Derrida makes use of the term :
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34. Who, amongst the following,does not belong to the ' Great Tradition' enunciated by F.R.Leavis ?
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35. Which one among the following is not a novel by Graham Greene ?
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36. " A shudder in the loins engenders these The broken wall, the burning roof and tower And Agamemmon dead"- these lines are taken from :
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37. Which of the following is not a poem written by T.S.Eliot ?
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38. The 'whisky priest' is a character in :
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39. Arrange the sections of 'The Waste Land' in the order in which appear in the poem : 1. The Fire Sermon 2. Death by Water 3. A Game of Chess 4. What the Thunder Said 5. The Burial of the Dead
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40. Who among the following women writers famously imagined the plight of Shakespeare's Sister ?
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41. In Lord of Flies Golding inverts the morality of R.M.Ballantyne's The Coral Island involving adventures of three boys marooned on South Pacific Island. Two names are repeated in Golding's tale. They are : 1. Ralph 2. Roger 3. Jack 4. Simon
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42. Identify the poet in whose verse rural Ulster figures figures prominently :
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43. Which one of the following plays is not by Caryl Churchill ?
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44. Name the theorist who divided poets into "strong" and "weak" and popularized the practice of misreading :
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45. The British branch of cultural poetics, largley concerned with Marxist thought, is :
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46. In what particular area of literature did New Historicism originate ?
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47. ________ is a theological term brought into literary criticism by _______
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48. Who among the following proposes that the unconscious comes into being only in language ?
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49. The 'Angel in the House' a common label for the victorial ideal of respectable middle class feminity. The phrase originated with a popular long poem by :
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50.Who among the following is not a myth critic ?
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51. Who said : "There is no difference between the language of poetry and that of prose except in metre"?
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52. 'The task of the translator' is an essay by :
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53. Who makes a distinction between writerly and readerly texts ?
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54. In Marxist Criticism the 'interpellation' implies :
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55. Which African American critic is the author of 'The Signifying Monkey' ?
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56. Aporia is a state of :
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57. A 'pastiche is a mixture of themes, stylistic elements or subjects borrowed from other works. 2. It is distinguished from parody because not all parody is pastiche. 3 A pastiche is also known as a ' purple passage' 4. A pastiche is given to an elevated style especially in its use of figurative language.
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58. Who among the following is not a Nigerian writer ?
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59. The idea of 'negritude' as the cultural response of the native to the onslaught by colonialism's culture was propagated by :
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60. The preliminary version of James Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man was called :
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61. " An extremely simplified form of language used for oral, verbal contact among a community whose members speak different languages but do not share a common language in order to fulfil the essential needs of communication." Which of the following is best described by this definition ?
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62. Arrange the following E.L.T. methods and approaches in order in which they appear.Use the codes given below : 1. Direct method 2. The communicative language teaching 3. The grammar translation method 4. The silent way
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63. Derek Walcolt comes from which place in the West Indies :
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64. "The Lost Generation" is a name appiled to the disillusioned intellectuals and aesthetes of the years following the First World War. Who called them "The Lost Generation" ?
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65. Match the pair of authors and their works according to the codes given :
Immortality
Foucault's Pendulum
If on a Winter's Night A Traveller
Lolita
Vladimir Nabokov
Italo Calvino
Umberto Eco
Milan Kundera
66. Pick out two relevant and correct description U.R.Ananthmurthy's Samskara : 1. The novel is written in Malayalam 2. The novel is set in Malgudi 3. The novel is written in Kannada 4. The novel is a satire on the representatives of a decadent Brahmin society.
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67. Which one of the following is not an award received by Mahasweta Devi ?
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68. Which of the following awards is not given to Indian-English writers ?
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69. Who is the author of 'Life Divine' ?
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70. Here is a list of partition novels which have 'violence on the woman's body' as a significant theme. Pick the add one out :
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71. The idea of 'Vishva Sahitya' was presented in a lecture by :
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72. Who among these Indian English writers did
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73. Abraham Lincoln is the central figure in :
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74. Connect the lines
Robert Frost
William Carlos William
Emily Dickinson
Walt Whitman
"Because I could not stop for death...."
"O Captain ! My Captain !"
"Two roads diverged in a wood....."
So much depends upon
75. Who among the following is not an American modernist poet ?
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