UGC NET English June 2019 Part-4

Who is referred to as ‘beast’ in the quote ‘Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood’ in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies

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Who among the following is one of the University Wits?

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Which of the following correctly list the two novels figuring the writer as a public figure, as a celebrity and as grist for the academic mill?

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It is an axiom in mental philosophy, that we can think of nothing which we have not perceived When I say that we can think of nothing, I mean we can imagine nothing, we can reason of nothing, we can remember nothing, we can foresee nothing. The most astonishing combinations of poetry, the subtlest deductions of logic and mathematics, are no other than combinations Which the intellect makes of sensations according to its own laws. A catalogue of all the thoughts of the mind, and of all their possible modifications, is a cyclopaedic history of the universe. According to the writer, perception is the basic epistemology. Which one of the following is the other accepted epistemology?

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According to the passage given, which of the following correctly captures the meaning of ‘a cyclopaedic history of the universe’?

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Which one of the following words best describes the heroes of Cervantes’ Don Quixote, Mark Twain’s The Adventure: of Tom Sawyer and Thomas Mann’s The Confessions: of Felix Krull”?

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Given below are two statements—one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) : Assertion (A) : Language constructs meaning. Reason (R) : Language structures meanings depending on the speaking subjects’ perception, context and auditor(s). In the light of the above two statements choose the correct option:

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Match the books with the writers : (a) The Madwoman in the Attic (b) The Wretched of the Earth (c) Shakespearean Negotiations (d) Is There a Text in This Class? (i) Frantz Fanon (ii) Stephen Greenblatt (iii) Stanley Fish (iv) Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar

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Which among the following clusters matches the prose style that came to be known as ‘CaIylese’?

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Which one of the following of Plato’s beliefs/acts was Shelley countering by saying that ‘poets are the acknowledged legislators of mankind”?

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