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Question 40

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Who among the following is not a myth critic? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Raymond Williams

b.

Northrop Frye

c.

Francis Fergusson

d.

Robert Graves

Question 41

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the titles of the books with their authors: (June Paper 3)

List-Ⅰ (The Titles of the Books)List-Ⅱ (Authors)
(A)

Revolution in Writing

(i)

Arthur Koestler

(B)

Psychology and Art Today

(ii)

John Strachey

(C)

The Coming Struggle for Power

(iii)

W. H. Auden

(D)

Arrow in the Blue

(iv)

C. Day Lewis

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

b.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

Question 42

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Northrop Frye there are four main narrative genres associated with the seasonal cycle of spring, summer, autumn and winter. They are comedy, ________, tragedy and irony (satire) . Which is the second one? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Romance

b.

Epic

c.

Fiction

d.

Novel

Question 43

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“No man is truly great, who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history. Nothing can be said to be great that has a distinct limit, orthat borders on something evidently greater than itself. Besides, what is short lived and pampered into mere notoriety, is of a gross and vulgar quality in itself.”

This passage describing the quality of greatness is taken from (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

An Essay of Dramatic Poesy by John Dryden

b.

“The Indian Jugglers” by William Hazlitt

c.

Preface to Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson

d.

“Of studies” by Francis Bacon

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