NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Comparative Literature (Paper-II): Questions 14 - 18 of 21

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Question number: 14

» Indian Literature-I » Contact with West Asian, South-East Asian and South Asian Literary Traditions

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Girish Karnad’s Hayavadana is based upon ________ written by ________. (July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Glassbead Game, Herman Hesse

b.

Siddharta, Herman Hesse

c.

Transposed Heads, Thomas Mann

d.

Faust, Goethe

Question number: 15

» Conceptual Framework of Comparative Literature » Difference, Alterity and the Ethics of Plurality

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Identify the comparatist who almost omits thematology from comparative literature because it does not involve literary influences (July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Paul Hazard

b.

Anna Balakian

c.

Paul Van Tieghem

d.

Elizabeth Frenzel

Question number: 16

» Conceptual Framework of Comparative Literature » Theories of Interpretation

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Who among the following described the complex, multilingual situation of India as the Tower of Babel, taking the sting out of Steiner’s earlier use of Tower of Babel? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Swapan Majumdar

b.

Sujit Mukherjee

c.

Sisir Kumar Das

d.

Harish Trivedi

Question number: 17

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

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Appeared in Year: 2018

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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Match the terms with their meanings (July)

List-Ⅰ (Column-I) List-Ⅱ (Column-II)

(A)

Peripeteia

(i)

Pause

(B)

Denouement

(ii)

Recognition

(C)

Caesura

(iii)

Reversal of fortune

(D)

Anagnorisis

(iv)

Untying

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question number: 18

» Translation in Comparative Context » History and Politics of Translation

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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According to ________, the analysis of culture is not an experimental science in search of law but an interpretive one in search of meaning. (July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Max Weber

b.

Clifford Geertz

c.

Theodor Adorno

d.

Raymond Williams

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