UGC NET English December 2018 Part-5

What is peculiar about the reference in the following in the some poets’ names in the plural? “it is a freezing, bleak day in January, and I am looking for poetry. I see a few Chaucers, a few Shakespeares, and a hardcover, three-dollar History of Modern Poetry published in 1987.”

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1992 demolition of the disputed structure in Ayodhya produced two controversial literary responses. Identify them.

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What type of writing Walter Pater define as “the special and opportune art of the modern world”?

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“What is honour? A word. What is that word honour? Air. A trim reckoning! Who hath it? He that died o’ Wednesday. Doth he feel it? No. Doth he hear it? No. is it insensible, then? Yea, to the dead. But will it not live with the living? No. why? Detraction will not suffer it. – therefore, I’ll none of it: Honour is a mere scutcheon; and so ends my catechism.” Which character in the following Shakespeare’s dramas made this statement about honour?

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It was the first narrative on the life of a black woman slave to be published in England in 1831. It has profound influence on the abolition movement in Britain. Identify the book and its author

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Ah, what a trifle is a heart, If once into love’s hands it come! All other griefs, allow a part To other griefs, and ask themselves but some; They come to us, but us love draws; He swallows us and never chaws By him, as by chain’d shot, whole ranks do die; He is the tyrant pike, our hearts the fry. – John Donne, 1633 Which sentence best paraphrases line of the passage above?

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“Search the heads of the greatest rivers in the world, you shall find them but bubbles of water.” Who is the author of this line?

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Match the character with the work: (Characters) (1) Sons and lovers (2) Kangaroo (3) Women in love (4) The Rainbow (Name of work) (a) Rupert Birkin (b) Lydia Lensky (c) Miriam Leivers (d) Richard Somers

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Why did Plato banish the poet from his ideal state?

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Deconstructionist critics argue that texts are never free from

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