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Question 677

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which novel by Joseph Conrad presents a young captain who like Coleridge՚s Ancient Mariner is haunted by the “vision of a ship drifting in calm and swinging in light airs, with all the crew dying slowly about her decks” and who feels “the sickness of my soul … the weight of my sins … my sense of unworthiness” ? (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The Shadow Line

b.

Victory

c.

The Rescue

d.

Under Western Eyes

Question 678

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Where there is leisure for fiction, there is little grief” , was Samuel Johnson՚s criticism of a famous poem. Which poem was it? (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Philip Sidney՚s “Astrophel and Stella”

b.

Thomas Gray՚s “Elegy Written on a Country Churchyard”

c.

P. B Shelley՚s “Adonais”

d.

John Miltion՚s “Lycidas”

Question 679

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2015 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What is Gilgamesh?

  1. A Babylonian epic poem
  2. A series of gnomic verses
  3. A classical play
  4. The story of a harsh ruler (December Paper III)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(3)

b.

(2)

c.

(1) and (4)

d.

(1) and (2)

Question 680

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2017 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

This Byron work revolves around a wife whose husband is presumed lost at sea and she takes a lover in his absence. Everybody behaves agreeably on the husband՚s return. Byron՚s technical skills in verse is in display here as the work counterpoints the colloquial and the formal. Identify the work: (November Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Don Juan

b.

Manfred

c.

The Bride of Abydos

d.

Beppo

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