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Question 544

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

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Ray Bradbury has titled one of his short story collections – Golden Apples of the Sun – after the last line of a W. B. Yeats poem. Which poem? (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“The Song of Wandering Aengus”

b.

“The Peacock”

c.

“The Hour Before Dawn”

d.

“The Death of Cuchulain”

Question 545

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

A close friend of Dickens objected to the original ending of Great Expectations in which Estella remarries and Pip remains single. Dickens accordingly revised to a more conventional ending which suggests that Pip and Estella will marry. Who was the friend? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Wilkie Collins

b.

Thomas Beard

c.

Richard Bentley

d.

Thomas Carlyle

Question 546

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In Tristram Shandy Corporal Trim՚s brother Tom describes the oppression of a black servant in a sausage shop in Lisbon that he visited. This episode is inspired by a letter Laurence Sterne received from a black man. Sterne՚s reply became an integral part of 18th century abolitionist literature. Name the person who wrote the aforementioned letter to Sterne. (January paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

William Wilberforce

b.

William Blackstone

c.

John Hawkins

d.

Ignatius Sancho

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