UGC NET December English 2018 Part-1

The term ‘Digger’ is associated with a group of agrarian communists who flourished in England in 1649-50 and were led by

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Which of the following is the most accurate description of Butler English ?

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Who viewed Wordsworth, Southey and Coleridge as representatives of a “sect of poets …. Dissenters from the established systems in poetry and criticism” who constituted “the most formidable conspiracy against sound judgement in matters political” ?

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What is the delicate balancing act of Andrew Marvell’s “Horation Ode” ?

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Braj Kachru has observed a tendency among Indian-English speakers and writers to use hybridized lexical items. One example of this is

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Evelina was published in 1778

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This poet was of the Auden generation and was only briefly a member of the Communist party. In his poem, ”The Pylons”, he averred that the Pylons are “Bare like nude giant girls that have no secrets”. This prompted the label, Pylon poets, for the new generation of poets who were happy to use the gas works or pistons of a steam-engine as poetic imagery. ( Name this poet.)

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Identify the Fireside poets of the US.

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Who among the ancients prescribed that poetry should both instruct and delight ?

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S.T. Coleridge “Dejection : An Ode” opens with an epigraph which is a reference to a ballad. Identify the ballad

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