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Question 90

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Why is The Signifying Monkey of Henry Louis Gates JR. a notable contribution to the study of African- American literature? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It offers a theory of African- American criticism that draws upon rhetorical and signifying practices.

b.

It departs from critical theory of autobiographical narratives involving Black lives and cultural traditions.

c.

It focuses on largely neglected African-American novelists and poets.

d.

It offers a theory of African- American films and dramatic arts that signify Black ethos.

Question 91

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the correctly matched group: (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Third Space – Wolfgang Iser

Hybridity – Edward Soja

Reception aesthetics – Ferdinand de Saussure

Langue – Homi Bhabha

b.

Third Space – Ernst Bloch

Hybridity – Edward Said

Reception aesthetics – Eve K. Sedgwick

Langue – G. S. Frazer

c.

Third Space – Edward Soja

Hybridity – Homi Bhabha

Reception aesthetics – Wolfgang Iser

Langue – Ferdinand de Saussure

d.

Third Space – G. S. Frazer

Hybridity – Eve K. Sedgwick

Reception aesthetics – Edward Soja

Langue – Edward Said

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