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Question 427

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The basic concept that creation was ordered, that every species exists in a hierarchy of status, from God to the lowest creature, was prevalent in the Renaissance. In this hierarchical continuum, man occupies the middle position between the animal kinds and the angels.

This world view is known as: (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Humanism

b.

The Great Chain of Being

c.

The Enlightenment

d.

Calvinism

Question 428

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

The author of the book observes “I have attempted, through the medium of biography, to present some Victorian visions to the modern eye” . The four main characters in this book are Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold and General Gordon. Who is this author? (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Mathew Arnold

b.

Oscar Wilde

c.

Lytton Strachey

d.

Robert Browning

Question 429

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following: (June paper 3)

List-Ⅰ (Column I)List-Ⅱ (Column II)
(A)

W. H. Davies, Walter de la Mare, John Drinkwater, Rupert Brooke

(i)

War Poets

(B)

James Thomson, Oliver Goldsmith, William Cowper, George Crabbe

(ii)

Transitional Poets

(C)

Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Edmund Blunden, Robert Graves.

(iii)

Georgians

(D)

George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, Abraham Cowley, John Donne

(iv)

Metaphysical poet

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

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