Literary Criticism and Theory [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 152 - 155 of 208

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Question 152

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

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What is the name of the poetic style characterized by short staccato rhymed lines, as shown below?

What can it avayle?

To dryve forth a snayie,

Or to make a sayle

Of a herynges tayle? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Skel tonic

b.

Cranmerish

c.

Wolsey an

d.

Chaucerian

Question 153

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following correctly describes ‘black humour’ as a morbid and provocative treatment of

(June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Childhood and accident

b.

Death and disease

c.

Old age and disease

d.

Youth and passionate love

Question 154

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following poets does William Hazlitt call ‘Don Quixote-like’ in his essay, My First Acquaintance with Poets? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William Cowper

b.

William Wordsworth

c.

Lord Byron

d.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Question 155

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is true of Aristotle՚s critical position? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Texts should be judged on the basis of how accurately they imitate philosophical truth.

b.

The best artist texts will be both complex and unified: every part of the work will be essential to it and will be linked to every other part.

c.

Writers are lovely to be mere entertainers who appeal to the emotions and passions of the audience.

d.

Texts created by posts are almost inevitably inaccurate and detective as imitations.

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