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Question 655

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Arrange the following sentences in the order in which they appear in Emerson՚s “Self-Reliance” :

  1. To be great is to be misunderstood.
  2. Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh.
  3. If it so bad then to be misunderstood!
  4. It is a right fool՚s word.
  5. Misunderstood! (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(5) , (1) , (2) , (3) , (4)

b.

(3) , (4) , (1) , (2) , (5)

c.

(5) , (4) , (3) , (2) , (1)

d.

(1) , (5) , (4) , (3) , (2)

Question 656

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

William Cowper wrote in The Task (IV. 681 - 82) about those who “Build factories with blood, conducting trade/At the sword՚s point …” These lines allude to: (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Turkish militant traders across Europe

b.

Nordic conquerors across East Asia

c.

West Indian slave-plantation owners and the East India Company ‘nabobs’

d.

Exploiters of child labour in the London suburbs

Question 657

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the story for which E. M. Forster wrote the libretto for its opera version: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Heart of Darkness

b.

Billy Budd

c.

The Man Who Would Be the King

d.

Death in Venice

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