UGC NET English June 2019 Part-2

The medieval English university organised its studies based on the seven liberal arts Three of these, the trivium, referred to the study of

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Match the critics and their works : Critics Works (a) Edward Said (i) The Illusion: of Postmodernism (b) Terry Eagleton (ii) Contemporary Marxist Criticism (c) Francis Mulhern (iii) Theory into Practice (d) K. M. Newton (iv) Culture and Imperialism

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Which of the following statements best describes T. S. Eliot’s assertion that Shakespeare’s Hamlet is an ‘artistic failure”?

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Which of the following poets does William Hazlitt call ‘Don Quixote-like’ in his essay, My First Acquaintance with Poets?

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Which of the following combinations correctly denes the phonological system of Indian English in relation to Standard English? (a) Absence of aspirated consonants (b) Simplified vowel system (c) Similar international pattern (d) Presence of voiced aspirated consonants

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Which of the following poems by Thomas Hardy was originally titled By the Century’s Deathbed?

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What is being described by Wordsworth in the following lines from his poem, The Thorn? I’ve measured it from side to side; ’Tis three feet long and two feet wide.

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Which of the following correctly describes ‘black humour’ as a morbid and provocative treatment of

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Given below are two statements—one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R) : Assertion (A) : The dialects of English that have resulted from the regional separation of English-speaking communities have not acquired the status of languages. Reason (R) : The Germanic dialects that are now Dutch, English, German, Swedish etc., have become distinct owing to geographical dispersion. In the light of the above two statements choose the correct option:

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Which of the following is the accurate description of ‘dramatic irony”?

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