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Question 30

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

To give a text an author is to impose a limit on that text, to furnish it with a final signified, to close the writing. (June Paper 3)

Reason(Ꭱ)

A text is made up of multiple meanings drawn from many sources, and this multiplicity is focused on the reader.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

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

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Passage

Questions are based on a poem. Read the poem carefully and pick out the most appropriate answers.

A Valediction Forbidding Mourning

My swirling wants, your frozen lips.

The grammar turned and attacked me.

Themes, written under duress.

Emptiness of the notations.

They gave me a drug that slowed the healing of wounds.

I want you to see this before I leave:

the experience of repetition as death

the failure of criticism to locate the pain

the poster in the bus that said:

my bleeding is under control

A red plant in a cemetary of plastic wreaths.

A last attempt: the language is a dialect called metaphor.

These images go unglossed: hair, glacier, flash light.

When I think of a landscape I am thinking of a time.

When I talk of taking a trip I mean forever.

I could say: those mountains have a meaning but further than that I could not say.

To do something very common, in my own way.

Adrienne Rich

Question 31 (1 of 5 Based on Passage)

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Why does the speaker/lover in Rich՚s poem plan to leave?

I. Because her love has not been returned.

II. Because of the pain she has suffered in the relationship.

III. Because the lover has criticized her so much.

IV. Because though the pain has been located, the bleeding continues.

The right combination according to the code is (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

I and III are correct

b.

I and II are correct

c.

I and IV are correct

d.

I, II and III are correct

Question 32 (2 of 5 Based on Passage)

Research Approaches and Methodologies

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

How would you compare Rich՚s poem and Donne՚s poem with the same title? (June Paper 3)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Rich՚s poem is a scathing attack on Donne՚s poem.

b.

Rich is eulogising Donne՚s poem

c.

Rich is recreating Donne՚s poem

d.

Rich is defining Donne՚s concept of love

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