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Question 11

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In An Essay of Dramatic Poesy to whom does Dryden refer with the phrase “he needed not the spectacles of books to read Nature” ? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Geoffrey Chaucer

b.

Ovid

c.

William Shakespeare

d.

Ben Jonson

Question 12

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In his Defence of Poesy what is the “best and most accomplished kind of poetry” in Sidney՚s estimation? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Elegiac poetry

b.

Lyric poetry

c.

Heroical, or epicpoetry

d.

Pastoral poetry

Question 13

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Identify the correct chronological sequence of publication of the four parts of The Four Quartets. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Little Gidding – Burnt Norton – The Dry Salvages – East Coker

b.

Burnt Norton – Little Gidding – The Dry Salvages – East Coker

c.

Burnt Norton – East Coker – The Dry Salvages – Little Gidding

d.

Burnt Norton – The Dry Salvages – East Coker – Little Gidding

Question 14

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

This poet was accidently killed in Burma by a pistol shot in 1944. His posthumously published collection of poems Ha! Ha! Among the Trumpets is divided into three sections. The first section describes a tense, waiting England and the second the voyage to the East. In the third section he is uncomfortably comes to terms with the alien contours, the harsh light and the dry wastes of India as evident in poems like “The Maratta Ghats” , “Indian Day” and “Observation Post: Forward Area” . Who is the poet? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sidney Keyes

b.

Keith Douglas

c.

Alun Lewis

d.

David Gascoyne

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