UGC NET English December 2018 Part-2

The following epitaph was written by Rudyard Kipling during the war of 1914-18. HINDU SEPOY IN FRANCE This man is his own country prayed we know not to what Powers. We pray Them to reward him for his bravery in ours. “Powers” here refers to _______, “then” to______, and “ours” to______.

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Allen Tate once made a useful distinction between structure and texture. The distinction referred to

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Match the poem with the opening lines : (a) “Ode to Psyche” (b) “Ode on a Grecian Urn” (c) “Ode to a Nightingale” (d) “Ode on Melancholy” (1) “My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense, as though of Hemlock I had drunk,” (2) “No, no, go not to Lethe, neither twist Wolf’s-bane, tight-rooted, for its Poisonous wine,” (3) “Thou still unravish’d bride of quietness, Thou foster-child of silence and Slow time,” (4) “O Goddess ! hear these tuneless numbers, by sweet enforcement and Remembrance dear,”

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Match the character with the play : (Character) (a) Dorimant (b) Lady Fidget (c) Malevole (d) Vernish (Play) (1) The plain Dealer (2) The Man of Mode (3) The Country Wife (4) The Malcontent

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One of the less noticed and acknowledged distinction of The Canterbury Tales is that

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In which work does William Blake say that Milton was “a true poet and of devil’s party without knowing it” ?

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In the spring of 1941, Nikos Kazantzakis embarked on one of his most ambitious projects, a play known as Yangtze. What English/Greek title is it now known as ?

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What comes “after great pain” in the famous Emily Dickinson poem ?

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The “grammer bullies” – you read them in places like the New York Times – and they tell you what is correct. You must never use “hopefully, we will be going there on Thrusday.” That is incorrect and wrong and you are basically an ignorant pig if you say it. This is judgementalism . The game that is being played there is a game of social class. It has nothing do with the morality of writing and speaking and thinking clearly, of which George Orwell, for instance, talked so well. To which famous essay of Orwell does the author refer here ?

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Which Walter Scott novel is set in France in the fteenth century ?

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