History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 165 - 167 of 242

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Question 165

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In his famous letter to Benjamin Bailey (November 22,1817) John Keats wrote: “I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart՚s affections and the truth of Imagination - What the imagination seizes as Beauty must be truth.” Which of the following sentences follows this passage? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Now I am sensible all this is a mere sophistication, however it may neighbour to any truths, to excuse my own indolence.

b.

This however I am persuaded of, that nothing beside Imagination can give us sweet sensations and pleasurable thoughts.

c.

The Imagination may be compared to Adam՚s dream - he woke and found it true.

d.

My pains at last some respite shall afford, while I behold the battles Imagination maintain

Question 166

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

The title of M. C. Chagla՚s autobiography is: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Memoirs of my Working Life

b.

Roses in December

c.

The Pen as My Sword

d.

Without Fear or Favour

Question 167

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Manohar Malgonkar was a hunter, a lieutenant colonel in the British army, and a tea-planter. He also wrote a memorable novel about the Sepoy Mutiny, especially Peshwa Baji Rao II. What is that novel? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A Bend in the Ganges

b.

A Distant Drum

c.

A Combat of Shadows

d.

The Devil՚s Wind

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