History of English Literature [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 27 - 30 of 242

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Question 27

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

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A. S. Byatt՚s Possession attempts the imitation of the work of two Victorian poets, loosely based on

I. Alfred Tennyson

II. Robert Browning

III. Christina Rossetti

IV. William Morris

The right combination according to the code is (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

III and IV

b.

I and II

c.

II and IV

d.

II and III

Question 28

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The first official royal Poet Laureate in English literary history was ________. (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William Davenant

b.

Ben Jonson

c.

John Dryden

d.

Thomas Shadwell

Question 29

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

Who does Alexander Pope refer to in the following lines?

″ Born to no pride; inheriting no strife,

Nor marrying discord in a noble wife,

Stranger to civil and religious rage,

The good man walked innoxious through his age. ″ (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Pope՚s father

b.

Dr. Arbuthnot

c.

Pope himself

d.

The Duke of Marlborough

Question 30

History of English Literature

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

From among the following, identify Coleridge՚s companion in a fanciful scheme to establish a Utopian community of free love on the banks of the Susquehaina river? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William Wordsworth

b.

Robert Southey

c.

William Hazlitt

d.

Lord Byron

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