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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