UGC NET English July 2018 Part-8

Assertion (A) : Our reality is linguistic, a language mediated reality. Reason (R) : Our perception and understanding of reality are largely constructed by the words and other signs we use.

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Of whom did W.B. Yeats say that “We were the last Romantics”?

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In 1660, a group of 12 people including Robert Boyle and Christopher Wren formed what they called the Royal Society. In 1663, it became The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. What was the Society’s motto?

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In the Inferno Dante, as he travels through the various circles of the hell nds Judas who is unable to speak. What is the reason behind this?

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Gulliver receives the following response when he boasts about his countrymen: “….the most pernicious race of little odious vermin that nature ever suffered to crawl upon the face of the earth.” Whose response?

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Where, according to T.S. Eliot, are we likely to find “not only the best, but the most individual parts of a poet’s work” ?

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In his book, In theory, Ajiaz Ahmed works out the relations between the three entities:

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During the years 1830 to 1850, the illusion of peace in Victorian England was broken by such incidents as

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Which of the following is true of The Canterbury Tales ?

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Who wrote The Wandering Jew, a poem in four cantos and the short lyric, “The Wandering Jew’s Solilquy”?

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