UGC NET English December 2018 Part-7

“The chapter on the fall of the rupee you may omit. It is somewhat too sensational. Even these metallic problems have their melodramatic side.” The fall of the Indian rupee in the Õnal decades of 19 century is referred to in one of Oscar Wilde’s plays . identify the play.

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Which of the following is the most accurate statement by W.E.B. Du Bois’s famous articulation of the ‘twoness’ of black Americans?

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“Why don’t we have a little game? Let’s pretend that we’re human beings, and that we are actually alive.” This passage forms part of

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What is an “implied reader”?

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Albert Camus borrows the following epigraph to his novel The Plague form________ “it is as reasonable to represent one kind of imprisonment by another , as it is to represent anything that really exists by that which exists not,”

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69. Match the plays to their setting: (a) Krapp’s last tape (b) Happy days (c) Waiting for Godot (d) Endgame (1) a country road;a tree (2) bare interior; two small windows high up ; grey light (3) expanse of scorched grass forming a low mound; blinding light (4) a laze evening in future, white light.

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“Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, ________ in this petty pace from day to day, To the last _______ of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, That _______ and frets his hour upon the stage, And then is _______ no more: it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.” Fill in the blanks. Choose the set that carries the correct words.

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Read the lines from the poem Alas ! what boots it with uncessant care To tend the homely, slighted Shepherd’s trade, And strictly meditate the thankless Muse ? Were it not better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera’s hair ? Who are Amaryllis and Neaera in the above extract from John Milton’s “Lycidas”?

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What tone will be best suited to the following poem ? THE COMING OF WISDOM WITH AGE Through leaves are many , the root Is one; Through all the lying days of my youth I swayed my leaves and flowers in the sun; Now I may wither into the truth.

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Match the author with the title: (Author) (a) Alan paton (b) Ngugi wa thiong’o (c) Teju cole (d) Wole Soyinka (Title) (1) open city (2) cry, the beloved country (3) a grain of wheat (4) the interpreters

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