NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Comparative Literature (Paper-II): Questions 6 - 9 of 21

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Question number: 6

» Conceptual Framework of Comparative Literature » The Emergence of Comparative Literature

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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“The Philosophy of the East Taught the First Principles of Human Perception. ” This occurs n ________ by ________. (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

“Ruins” Count de Volney

b.

“Marriage of Heaven and Hell”, William Blake

c.

“Hymn to Brahma”, William Jones

d.

“Hymn to Pracriti”, William Blake

Question number: 7

» Translation in Comparative Context » History and Politics of Translation

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________ Thought of the hermeneutic circle as an ontological issue rather than an issue in interpretation. (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Charles Taylor

b.

Friedrich Schleiermacher

c.

Paul Ricoeur

d.

Martin Heidegger

Question number: 8

» Poetics and Literary Theory » Western Classical Literary Theory

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The French scholar Paul Van Tieghem, while trying for a more precise definition of the term ‘General Literature’ uses the alternate term ________. (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Synthetic Literature

b.

Cosmopolitan Literature

c.

Comparative Literature

d.

National Literature

Question number: 9

» History of Comparative Literature » History of Comparative Literature » French

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How does Freud define “uncanny” in a famous essay, “Das Unheimliche” (1919)? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It is the feeling we get when we have an irrational attack of amnesia

b.

It is the feeling we get when an experience that occurred by chance suddenly feels fateful and inescapable

c.

It is the feeling we get when we discover a long lost object

d.

It is the feeling we get when we recollect a traumatic episode of our childhood

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