GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English: Questions 206 - 209 of 1960

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Question 206

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

A remarkable novelist of the English Modernist phase who wrote a short book on what thenovel is (and why it matters) remarked, “Oh dear, yes - the novel tells a story” . Identify thenovelist: (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

E M Forster

b.

Virginia Woolf

c.

James Joyce

d.

D H Lawrence

Question 207

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In Tristram Shandy the narrator՚s presentation of his life and opinions is … (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

chronological

b.

rounded

c.

linear

d.

digressive

Question 208

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

________may be defined as any departure from the rules of pronunciation or diction, for the sake of rhyme or metre, or an unjustifiable departure from fact. (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Poetic deviance

b.

Poetic diction

c.

Poetic license

d.

Poetic justice

Question 209

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In a remarkably proleptic insight, a critic wrote the following, anticipating Benedict Anderson՚s definition of the nation as “an imagined political community” : “Most novels are in some sense knowable communities. It is part of a traditional method - an underlying stance and approach - that a novelist offers to show people and their relationships in essentially knowable and communicable ways” . (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Joseph Wood Krutch, The Modern Temper

b.

Van Wyck Brooks, The writer in America

c.

T. S. Eliot, Notes Towards a Definition of culture

d.

Raymond Williams, The country and the city

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