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Question 210

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

“Thou wast no born for death immortal Bird.”

In what sense is the Bird “immortal” as compared to mortal man?

I. Here man as an individual is unfairly compared to a bird as a species.

II. The word “Bird” stands for the nightingale՚s song.

III. When considered as a species man is equally “immortal” as the “Bird” .

IV. The “Bird” is “Immortal” because songs of birds have given pleasure to man through the ages.

Find the correct combination according to the code: (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Only I and IV are incorrect

b.

Only I and III are correct

c.

Only IV is incorrect

d.

Only II and IV are correct

Question 211

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which poem of Donne՚s is the lover՚s face reflected in the eyes of his beloved? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

“The Canonization”

b.

“The Apparition”

c.

“The Good Morrow”

d.

“A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning”

Question 212

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the titles of the following poems by Tennyson with their opening lines according to the code given below: (June Paper 3)

List-Ⅰ (Titles of Poems)List-Ⅱ (Opening Lines)
(A)

“The Lotos Eaters”

(i)

″ The woods decay, the woods decay and fall,

The vapours weep their burthen to the ground. ″

(B)

‘The Lady of Shalott’

(ii)

″ Courage ′ he said, and pointed towards the land.

The mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon. ″

(C)

“Tithonus”

(iii)

“On either side the river lie Long fields of barley and of rye.”

(D)

‘Ulysses’

(iv)

“It little profists that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Matched with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race.”

Choices

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

a.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

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