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Question number: 52

» Cultural Studies » Key Concepts » New 2019

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One of the key terms in Michel Foucault’s work is discourse. This is best described as (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The selective language powerful people use.

b.

Conceptual frameworks which enable some mode of thought and deny or severely constrain certain others.

c.

The power of persuasion in all articulations.

d.

The ability to suggest transcendental levels of meaning in an utterance.

Question number: 53

» Fiction & Short Stories » British Literature » The Modern Age (New 2019)

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The last word in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake is (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Morning!

b.

No

c.

The

d.

Jaysus

Question number: 54

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

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In John Gay’s Beggar’s Opera what is Peachum’s occupation?

I. Pimp

II. Lawyer

III. Fencer of stolen goods, and master of a gang of thieves

IV. Impeader of less powerful criminals

The right combination according to the code is (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

III & IV

b.

II & III

c.

I & IV

d.

II & IV

Question number: 55

» Literary Criticism » Others » New 2019

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Which writer of the Romantic period makes the following comment: “The poet is far from dealing only with these subtle and analogical truths. Truth of every kind belongs to him, provided it can bud into any kind of beauty, or is capable of being illustrated and impressed by poetic faculty”? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Leigh Hunt in What is Poetry?

b.

Keats in 1 of his letters to his brother

c.

Wordsworth in Preface to the Lyrical Ballads

d.

William Hazlitt in “On the Feeling of Immortality in Youth”