Literary Criticism and Theory [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 87 - 89 of 208

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Question 87

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

I. A. Richards՚s famous experiment with poems and his Cambridge students is detailed in Practical Criticism: A Study of Literary Judgement (1929) . Richards was astonished by (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

the non-availability of poems, worthy of class-room attention

b.

the poor quality of his students՚ “stock responses”

c.

the success of his experiment

d.

the very astute remarks made by his students

Question 88

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Bertolt Brecht՚s Epic Theatre

(1) Turns the spectator into an observer

(2) Wears down the spectator՚s capacity for action

(3) Relies on argument

(4) Presents man as a process (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(1) , (3) and (4) are correct; (2) is wrong.

b.

(1) , (2) and (3) are correct; (4) is incorrect.

c.

(2) and (4) are correct; (1) and (3) are incorrect.

d.

(1) and (4) are correct; (2) and (3) are incorrect.

Question 89

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Aristotle ′ s Poetics we read that it is the imitation of an action that is complete and whole, and of a certain magnitude ________ having a beginning, a middle, and an end ′ . What is ′ it ′ ? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Tragedy

b.

Epic

c.

Farce

d.

Poetry

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