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Question 989

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

What is the Priest՚s entreaty to Oedipus in the opening scene of Oedipus Rex? (June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

To send Creon to seek advice from the oracle of Delphi oracle

b.

To liberate Thebes from the domination of the Sphinx

c.

To rid Thebes of the plague that afflicts its people

d.

To afford the Thebans the luxury of newer forms of worship

Question 990

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Which among the following clusters matches the prose style that came to be known as ‘CarIylese’ ?

(June)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Biblical phrases, capital letters, missing letters

b.

Capital letters, exclamation marks, phrases in German

c.

Frequent ellipses, Latin sayings, and comic non-sequitors

d.

Question marks, long sentences, phrases in French

Question 991

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match each of the following concepts/objects with the corresponding description: (June)

Choose the correct option from those given below:

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

Music hall

(i)

Variety entertainment of songs, comic turns that flourished in England through the late 19th Century

(B)

Farce

(ii)

Articles and objects used on the stage

(C)

Props

(iii)

Drama written to be read rather than acted

(D)

Closet

(iv)

Characterized by broad humour, wild antics, slapsticks etc.

Choices

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

a.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

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