History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 50 - 53 of 242

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Question 50

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

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________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 51

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Which of the following writers did NOT receive the Nobel Prize for Literature? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

J. M. Coetzee

b.

Wole Soyinka

c.

Nadine Gordimer

d.

Chinua Achebe

Question 52

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

After Independence, Mulk Raj Anand, wrote a number of semi-autobiographical works to narrate chunks of his own life through a fictional persona. The name he gave this persona is ________. (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Krishan Chander

b.

Lal Singh

c.

Puran Singh

d.

Rahul Singh

Question 53

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the war Poets gained notoriety in 1917, when disenchanted with the way thewar was being conducted he drafted his letter of “wilful defiance of the military authority” which captured attention in the House of Commons, and was forcibly admitted to the warhospital at Craiglockhart, primarily to avoid his being court-martialled? (December Paper 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Siegfried Sassoon

b.

Isaac Rosenberg

c.

Wilfred Owen

d.

Rupert Brooke

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