UGC NET / JRF June 2014 English Solved Paper

Practice Set for UGC NET / JRF June 2014 English Questions with Solution

Q. ” The just man justices . ” What kind of foregrounding do you find in the above lines ?

Answer – Syntactic

Q. Define the following terms –

Lambic – An unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.

Anapaestic – An unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.

Dactylic – A stressed followed by two unstressed syllables

Trochaic – A stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable

Q. The separation of styles in accordance with class appears more constantly in ………….. than in medieval works of literature and art.

Answer – Shakespeare

Q. ” Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, lady, were no crime. ” This statement is an example of –

Answer – Irony

Q. A Spenserian stanza has –

Answer – Eight iambic pentameters

Q. Whose works are the following –

Cleanth Brooks – Paradox

William Empson – Ambiguity

Mark Schorer – Techniques as discovery

Maud Bodkin – Archetypal patterns in poetry

Q. ” The artist may be present in his work like God in creation, invisible and almighty, everywhere felt but nowhere seen. ” Henry James is talking here about the artist’s –

Answer – Impersonality

Q. Who have written the following books ? –

Michael Foucault – History of Sexuality

Judith Butler – Gender Trouble

Alan Sinfield – Cultural Politics – Queer Reading

Eve Kosofsky Sedgqwick – Epistemology of the Closet

Q. ” The greatness of a poet”, Arnold says, ” lies in his powerful and beautiful application of ideas to life” . But a critic pointed out it was ” not a happy way of putting it, as if ideas were a lotion for the inflamed skin of suffering humanity”. Who was this critic ?

Answer – T. S. Eliot

Q. Derrida’s American disciples were –

Answer – Geoffrey Hartman, Paul de Man, J Hills Miller

Q. Identify the correct group of playhouses in the late 16th century London –

Answer – Curtain, Rose, Swan, Globe, Hope

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