GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 1205 - 1207 of 1960

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Question 1205

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of the following works does the narrator proclaim, “either I՚m nobody, or I՚m the nation” ? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

George Lamming՚s In the Castle of My Skin

b.

Jamaica Kincaid՚s “Girl”

c.

Derek Walcott՚s “The Schooner Flight”

d.

Kamau Braithwaite՚s “Nation Language”

Question 1206

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

There is a large number of religious poems in Old English Poetry. One of the finest is the Dream of the Rood. The words ‘the Rood’ in the title means: (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Christian

b.

The Cross

c.

The Cardinal

d.

The Infidel

Question 1207

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

How their plays are neither right tragedies nor right comedies, mingling kings and clowns not because the matter so carrieth it, but thrust in the clown by head and shoulders to play a part in majestical matters ″ . What term does Philip Sidney use to characterize such plays and which of the unities of Aristotle do they violate? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Multi-plot drama; unity of time

b.

Mongrel tragicomedy; unity of action

c.

Mingled yarn; unity of place

d.

Mixed tragedies; unity of action

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