UGC NET English June 2019 Part-1

Who among the following established and popularised the concept of ‘Cardinal Vowels”?

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Who speaks the following lines and to whom? “0, look upon me, sir, And hold your hands in benediction o’er me. No, sir, you must not knee

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What is ‘euphmism’?

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Match the Novelist with the Publisher : (a) Laurence Sterne (b) Henry Fielding (c) Frances Burney (d) Daniel Defoe (i) Thomas Lowndes (ii) Andrew Millar (iii) William Taylor (iv) Robert Dodsley

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All in the world know the beauty of the beautiful, and in doing this they have (the idea of) what ugliness is; they all know the skill of the skillful, and in doing this they have (the idea of) what the want of the skill is. So it is that existence and non-existence gave birth to (the idea of) the other; that diculty and ease produce (the idea of) the other; that the length and shortness fashion out the one figure of the other; that (the idea of) height and lowness arise from the contrast of one with the other; that the musical notes and tones become harmonious through the relation of one with another; and that: being before and behind give the idea of one following another. Which one of the following is the correct meaning of the ominous little phrase ‘the idea of in the first sentence of the passage?

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Which one of the following arrangements of poets is in the correct chronological order?

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Match the following journals with their distinguishing aims and methods of scholarship: (a) Obsidian (b) Clio (c) Interventions (d) Sign (i) Literature, history and the philosophy of history (ii) Literature and arts in the African diaspora (iii) Feminist writing (iv) Postcolonial Writing

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Why did T. S. Eliot assert that Virgil, not Homer, is the poet of Europe?

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What is the Priest’s entreaty to Oedipus in the opening scene of Oedipus Rex?

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“To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lighting.” About which Shakespearean actor Coleridge wrote the above line?

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