Literary Criticism and Theory [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) English]: Questions 156 - 159 of 208

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Question 156

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following descriptions delineate Roman a Clef (Novel with key) ? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A novel describing historical incidents with fictional characters.

b.

A novel using the altered names of the actual people of the time.

c.

A novel giving the effect of realism by highlighting the social problems of the time.

d.

A novel depicting the life of an artist from childhood to maturity.

Question 157

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which term among the following will be applicable to a situation in which a character initiates a scheme which depends for its success on the ignorance of the person against whom it is directed? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Intrigue

b.

Ally

c.

Conflict

d.

Foil

Question 158

Literary Criticism and Theory

Question

MCQ▾

In which essay of TS Eliot the phrase “unification of sensibility” occurs?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Hamlet and his Problems

b.

The Metaphysical Poets

c.

Tradition and Individual Talent

d.

The Wasteland

Question 159

Literary Criticism and Theory

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What does Socrates mean when in Plato՚s Ion, he says “Poets are nothing but the interpreters of God՚s” ? (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The poets are the markers of their poems

b.

The poets are divinely possessed when they compose their poems.

c.

The poets first hear what gods say then put that into words.

d.

The poets are acutely aware of God՚s in composing their poems.

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