Literary Criticism and Theory [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 9 - 11 of 208

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Question 9

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Bertolt Brecht՚s concept of alienation was a rejection of the idea that realism was the only mode of art a critique of capitalist society should produce. Alienation is best described as (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Making the audience feel that they do not belong.

b.

Distancing artistic conventions to prevent an emotional catharsis.

c.

Scripting unnatural behaviour on stage.

d.

A rejection of capitalism or the market.

Question 10

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which writer of the Romantic period makes the following comment: “The poet is far from dealing only with these subtle and analogical truths. Truth of every kind belongs to him, provided it can bud into any kind of beauty, or is capable of being illustrated and impressed by poetic faculty” ? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Leigh Hunt in What is Poetry?

b.

Keats in 1 of his letters to his brother

c.

Wordsworth in Preface to the Lyrical Ballads

d.

William Hazlitt in “On the Feeling of Immortality in Youth”

Question 11

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to Julia Kristeva, it is the eruption of the ________ within the ________ that provides the creative and innovative impulse of modern poetic language. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Individual, tradition

b.

Semiotic, symbolic

c.

Particular, general

d.

Specific, generic

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