History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 139 - 142 of 242

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Question 139

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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From the following list, pick out a woman character who does not belong to Amitav Ghosh՚s novels: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sonali

b.

Urvashi

c.

Piyali

d.

Ila

Question 140

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

This renowned German poet was born in Prague and died of Leukemia. When young he met Tolstoy and was influenced by him. The titles of his last two works contain the words “sonnets” and “elegies” . He is (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Herman Hesse

b.

Joseph Freiherr Von Eichendorff

c.

Raine Marie Rilke

d.

Heinrich Heine

Question 141

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In drama, an aside is addressed … (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

By the playwright to the audience.

b.

To an audience by an actor; the words so spoken are not meant to be heard by other actors on the stage.

c.

By the protagonist to his/her antagonist

d.

To other actors on the stage; the words so spoken are not meant to be heard by the audience.

Question 142

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

What do the prosodic features of a language tell us? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The speaker՚s age, emotional state, social class, educational background, geographical provenance etc.

b.

The speaker՚s command of the resources of the language spoken by him/her and their deployment.

c.

The speaker՚s native language and its cognate languages.

d.

The speaker՚s self-confidence or lack of it.

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