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Question 120

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What was remarkable about the poet F. T. Marinetti՚s first Futurist Manifesto in Le Figaro? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It proclaimed that someone must go on writing for those who were still convinced of the future for which they had taken up arms.

b.

It blasted the dead weight of “museums, libraries, and academics,” glorifying “the beauty of speed.”

c.

It resounded like the monotonous beating of a big drum that filled the air with muffled shocks and lingering vibration.

d.

It declared that man, the individual, is an infinite reservoir of possibilities; and if man can so rearrange society by the destruction of oppressive disorder, then the possibilities have a future.

Question 121

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

According to coleridge, the “secondary imagination” “dissolves, diffuses, ________, in order to recreate …” .

Choose the right word for the blank. (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

disintegrates

b.

dissipates

c.

dissociates

d.

displaces

Question 122

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In 1668, Dryden wrote Of Dramatic Poesie: An Essay which uses________ separate characters to dramatise the conflicting viewpoints which new theatrical activity had produced. (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

six

b.

two

c.

three

d.

four

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