UGC NET English November 2017 Part-7

In which poem does Judith Wright lament the erasure of native culture in the following lines ? “The song is gone; the dance Is secret with the dancers in the earth, The ritual useless, and the tribal story Lost in an alien tale”

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Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market”, a rare blend of allegory and fairytale world presents the story of two sisters, Laura and Lizzie. Which of the following is NOT true about the enchanted world that the poem unravels ?

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The Indian Queen is :

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In which of these prisons is Defoe’s character, Moll Flanders born ?

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Assertion (A) : There is no unity or absolute source of the myth. Reason (R) : The focus or the source of the myth are always shadows and virtualities which are elusive , unactualizable, and nonexistent in the first place. Any search for the discursive unity in the myth is, therefore, misplaced. In the context of the above statements :

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One of the plays among the following contains the characters Coll, Gib, Dan and Mak. Identify the play :

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The opening lines of Wordsworth’s “Immortality Ode”: “There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth , and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light The glory and freshness of a dream”, closely resembles Coleridge’s lines : “There was a time when earth, and sea, and skies, The bright green vale, and the forest’s dark recess, With all things, lay before mine eyes In steady loveliness”. Identify the Coleridge poem :

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Years before, Winston Smith, the protagonist of George Orwell’s dystopia, Nineteen Eighty Four got an evidence of the party’s dishonesty. What is it ?

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Tereza, in Milan Kundera’s novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, troubled by Tomas’s promiscuity, falls an easy prey to jealousy, fear and nightmares. Which of the following are the terrible dreams she has ? (a) She dreams of cats attacking her. (b) She dreams of wolves attacking her. (c) She dreams that she is dead and buried in a common grave where she lies with the corpses of strangers. (d) She dreams that she is dead, stripped of her clothes and plagued by other naked corpses. The right combination according to the code is :

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In J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace David Lurie is working on an opera on the life of one of the Romantic poets. Who is the poet ?

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