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Question 424

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

′ Unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book.

Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God ′ s image, but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit … . ′

Where is the passage from? (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Milton՚s Areopagitica

b.

Marvell՚s The Rehearsal Transposed

c.

Dryden՚s ‘Preface to the Fables’

d.

Sidney՚s Apologie for Poetry

Question 425

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Here is a list of women abandoned by their lovers in Hardy՚s novels.

Pick the odd one out: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Bathsheba Everdene

b.

Fanny Robin

c.

Tess D ′ Urberville

d.

Marty South

Question 426

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Henry James՚s Ambassadors, there is a character who never appears in the novel. We get to know about this significant person, however, from the other characters. Who is this character? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Madame de Vionette

b.

Mrs. Newsome

c.

Maria Gostrey

d.

Mrs. Sarah Pocock

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