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Question 437

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Readers of Tayeb Salih՚s Seasons of Migration to the North will undoubtedly notice its parallels with the story/stories of:

I. Death in Venice

II. Othello

III. Bartleby the Scrivener

IV. Heart of Darkness

Of the above: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

II and IV are correct.

b.

II and III are correct.

c.

I and II are correct.

d.

Only IV is correct.

Question 438

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

We are likely to misunderstand an Emily Dickinson poem if we take her famous dashes to be … (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Suggestive of links but equivocally

b.

Ambiguous and indeterminate

c.

Suggestive of both forward and backward movements in terms of sense

d.

Quite specific and unambiguous

Question 439

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Can one imagine any private soldier, in the nineties or now, reading Barrack-Room Ballads and feeling that here was a writer who spoke for him? It is very hard to do so. [… .] When he is writing not of British but of” loyal “Indians he carries the ‘Salaam, Sahib’ motif to sometimes disgusting lengths. Yet it remains true that he has far more interest in the common soldier, far more anxiety that he shall get a fair deal, than most of the” liberals “of his day and our own. He sees that the soldier is neglected, meanly underpaid and hypocritically despised by the people whose incomes he safeguards” . (June paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

This is George Orwell on Rudyard Kipling.

b.

This is E. M. Forster՚s “India, Again” .

c.

This is Malcolm Muggeridge on E. M. Forster՚s India.

d.

This is T. S. Eliot on Rudyard Kipling.

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