UGC NET English July 2018 Part-1

Who among the following English playwrights wrote screenplays on novels such as Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, John Fowles’s French Lieutenant’s Woman, and Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale ?

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Anthony Burgess’s last novel, published in 1993, is called A Dead Man in Deptford. Who is the central character to whom the title refers ?

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The years in English literary history between 1649 and 1660 are known as

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What does the phrase ut pictura poesis from Horace’s Art of Poetry mean ?

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In R.K. Narayan’s Swami and Friends, which game oers Swami the best kind of emotional release from the strains and pressures of disagreeable circumstances ?

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Choose the chronological order:

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Which of the following was not a dialect of Old English ?

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In “Memorial Verses” Matthew Arnold pays tribute to three great poets. Who are they ?

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William Blake expressed the importance of the particular when he said that “To Generalize is to be ____________. To Particularize is the alone Distinction of Merit.” Fill in the blank.

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Which narrative poem by Lord Tennyson presents the story of a sherman turned Merchant sailor who, after a shipwreck, is marooned on a desert island ?

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