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Question number: 544

» Poetry » British Literature » The Romantic Age (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which of the following is NOT true of the Byronic hero? (June Paper II)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Remorse-torn

b.

Passionate

c.

Repentant

d.

Moody

Question number: 545

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Like many other novelists, Hardy employed language variation (dialect and standard) with a purpose. In this respect which of the following statements is correct? (June Paper II)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude rarely speak in a mixture of a dialect and standard.

b.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude rarely speak in standard language in spite of their social positions.

c.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude rarely speak in local dialects, in spite of their social positions.

d.

His major characters such as Tess and Jude always speak in local dialects, as per their social positions.

Question number: 546

» Literary Criticism » Others » New 2019

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Matthew Arnold’s “touchstones” were “short passages, even single lines” of classic poetry beside which the lines of other poets may be placed in order to detect the presence or absence of high poetic quality. In his “Study of Poetry” Arnold cited “touchstones” from such non-English poets as Homer and Dante and also from the English poets, Shakespeare and Milton. Which English poet did he disapprovingly call “not one of the great classics” in the list below? (June Paper II)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Spenser

b.

Sidney

c.

Donne

d.

Chaucer

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