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Question 27

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In his poem “Whispers of Immortality” T. S. Eliot says that a dramatist “was much possessed by death/And saw the skull beneath the skin” and a poet “knew the anguish of the marrow/The ague of the skeleton.” Who are the dramatist and the poet referred to by Eliot? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Christopher Marlowe and Andrew Marvell

b.

Thomas Kyd and Henry Vaughan

c.

Seneca and Homer

d.

John Webster and John Donne

Question 28

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

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MCQ▾

Why does Lovewit in Ben Jonson՚s play The Alchemist leave his house, setting the stage for his servant Face, alongwith Subtle, a fake alchemist to fleece people?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Because of an epidemic of plague.

b.

To find out new sources of minting money.

c.

To make a pilgrimage.

d.

To visit his father who left him long ago.

Question 29

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

What part of Canada is Alice Munro most famous for depicting? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Montreal

b.

Vancouver

c.

Quebec

d.

Ontario

Question 30

Multi-Genre Literatures in English

Appeared in Year: 2016 (UGC)

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MCQ▾

In Biographia Literaria S. T. Coleridge defines the imagination as the faculty by which (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The mind separates images by its discriminatory power.

b.

The soul perceives the spiritual unity of the universe.

c.

The soul perceives the phenomenal diversity of the universe.

d.

The mind acquires images by its associative power.

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