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Question 116

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In which of the following books would you find the following arguments/observations?

Escapist fiction lacks serious fiction՚s apocalyptic experience of finality. The two versions of literary experience are qualitatively different; every novel fits one category or the other, not both. Serious fiction, however, compels ourattention by representing improvements (the “world of potency” ) as being achieved (a “world of act” ) and by showing narrative movement “through time to an end, an end, we must sense even if we cannot know it.” (December Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Sincerity and Authenticity

b.

The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction

c.

The Rhetoric of Fiction

d.

Beyond the Apocalypse

Question 117

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Pick the odd man out of the following members of the subaltern group: (December paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Partha Chatterjee

b.

Sumit Sarkar

c.

Ranajit Guha

d.

DipeshChakrabarty

Question 118

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2012 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

In The Power and the Glory, Greene shows how the Whisky Priest transcends his weakness for drink and his human fears, moving towards martyrdom. (June paper 3)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Transcendence in Greene՚s novels is generally an outcome of love for humanity, but pride is also an essential ingredient in the Priest՚s character.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

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