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Question number: 1

» Poetry » British Literature » Jacobian to Restoration (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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As Adam and Eve leave Paradise, “hand in hand with wand’ring steps and slow” (Book XII, Paradise Lost) what is their consolation? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

They are comforted by God, who travels before them in the form of a pillar of fire.

b.

They are comforted by their foreknowledge of the coming of Christ as Redeemer of mankind.

c.

They are comforted by the angel, who holds each of them by the hand.

d.

They are comforted by their love for one another.

Question number: 2

» Poetry » British Literature » Chaucer to Shakespeare (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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In “A Letter of the Authors” Edmund Spenser writes that two characters in Faerie Queenerepresent Queen Elizabeth. Who are they?

I. Britomart

II. Cynthia

III. Belphoebe

IV. The Faerie Queene

The right combination according to the code is (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

I and III

b.

III and IV

c.

II and III

d.

I and IV

Question number: 3

» Poetry » British Literature » Victorian Age (New 2019)

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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In which of the following poems does Tennyson describe and condemn the spirit of aestheticism whose sole religion is the worship of beauty and of knowledge for their own sake and which ignores human responsibility and obligations of one’s fellowmen? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

“The Palace of Art”

b.

“The Princess”

c.

“Tithonus”

d.

“The Lady of Shalott”

Question number: 4

» Poetry » British Literature » Chaucer to Shakespeare (New 2019)

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In his Defence of Poesy what is the “best and most accomplished kind of poetry” in Sidney’s estimation? (July)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Elegiac poetry

b.

Lyric poetry

c.

Heroical, or epicpoetry

d.

Pastoral poetry

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