English literature Past paper solved MCQs SET 11

English literature Past paper solved MCQs SET 11
English literature Past paper solved MCQs SET 11

English literature Past paper solved MCQs SET 11

1001.Anagnorisis’ is a term used by Aristotle for describing :

Ans: *the moment of discovery by the protagonist*

1002.In which play by Shakespeare do we find widowed queens questioning the assumptions of male politics ?

 Ans: *Richard III*

1003.Which of the following feminist critics used the expression ‘Gynocriticism’for the first time ?

Ans:*Elaine Showalter*

1004,The Female Quixote was written by :

Ans:*Charlotte Lennox*

1005.The Praise of Chimney- weepers’ is :

Ans:*an essay by Charles Lamb*

1006.Strophe, antistrophe and epode form a three-part structure in :

Ans:a *classic ode*

1007.The words “where are the songs of spring ? Ay, where are they ?” occur in :

Ans:*Ode to Autumn*

1008.Music that gentler on the spirit lies than tired eyelids upon tired eyes” the above lines occur in Tennyson’s :

Ans:*The Lotus Eaters*

1009.Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

Ans:*Thomas De Quincey : Recollections of* the Lakes

1010.Which famous English novel opens with a young woman who is ‘handsome, clever and rich’ ?

Ans:*Emma*

1011.It appears that in Paradise Lost Book I “Milton belongs to the Devil’s party without knowing it”. Who among the following made this statement ?

Ans:**William Blake**

1012.Live Like Pigs is :

Ans:a *play by Arden*

1013.’A woman drew her long black hair out tight And fiddled whisper music on those strings’.From which section of Eliot’s The Waste Land are the above lines taken ?

Ans:*What the Thunder Said*

1014.Who wrote this African Trilogy:

Things Fall Apart – Arrow of God – No Longer At Ease?

Ans:Chinua Achebe

1015.Tyger, tyger, burning bright

In the forest of the night,

What immortal hand or eye

Could frame thy fearful symmetry ?”

Ans:*apostrophe and synecdoche*

1016.To whom is Chaucer referring when he says ‘He knew the tavern well in every town’ ?

Ans: *Friar*

1017.“Poetry is a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty”. Who, among the following, made the above statement ?

Ans:*Matthew Arnold*

1018.The mind-forged manacles’ is phrase from William Blake’s poem:

Ans:‘’ *London’’*

1019.Everyman is…

Ans:a *medieval morality play*

1020.The Muse of History is a classic postcolonial essay by :

Ans:***Derek Walcott***

1021.Who among the following is NOT a ‘University Wit’ ?

Ans:*Ben Jonson*

1022.What is common to the following poems ?

Wordsworth’s ‘The Recluse’

Shelley’s ‘The Triumph of Life’

Byron’s ‘Don Juan’

Keats’ ‘Hyperion’

Ans:**They are all unfinished* poems*

1023.‘Aspects of the Novel’ has been written by

Ans:*Edward Morgan Forster*

1024.Ripeness is all’’ is a line from…

Ans:**King Lear**

1025.Where Angels Fear to Tread is a novel by :

Ans:*E. M. Forster*

1026.Ireland emerges as the most important metaphor in :

Ans:*Seamus Heaney*

1027.Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight’ is a line that occurs in :

Ans:*Dr Faustus*

1028.The phrase

Disassociation of sensibility

Was first used by :

Ans:*T. S. Eliot*

1039.Which of the following sets would you call the poets of the Movement ?

Ans:**Elizabeth Jennings, Philip Larkin, John Wain**

1031.He’s not the brightest man in the world” is an example of:

Ans:*Litotes*

1032.Prosody studies:

Ans:*Metrics*

1033.What century is variously called The Age of Enlightenment, The Age of Sensibility, The Augustan Age and The Age of Prose and Reason?

Ans:*eighteenth century*

1034.The term diaspora was originally applied to the following ethnic group :

Ans:*Jews*

1035.The French Revolution had a significant impact on :

Ans:*Romantic Literature*


1036.The term ‘a stream of consciousness’ is derived from the writing of :

Ans:*William James*

1037.Sean O’ Casey’s Juno and the Paycock is :

Ans:a *tragi-comedy*

1038.Periphrasis, which is a roundabout way of speech/writing, is also known as…

Ans:**circumlocution*

1039.IL MigilorFabro’ is the expression Eliot used for :

Ans:Ezra Pound

1040.The Figure a poem Makes’ is an essay by :

Ans:Robert Frost**

1041.A book that faithfully renders a young man’s confused images of love and rejection is :

Ans:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man**

1042.Which of the following author-book pair is correctly matched ?

Ans:Sourab and Rustom – Matthew Arnold

1043.The line “I am no Prince Hamlet nor was meant to be…….” appears in T. S. Eliot’s

Ans:The Love Song of J.AlfredPrufrock

1045.Imagism’ is associated with :

Ans:T. E. Hulme**

1046.The confessions of an English Opium Eater was written by :

Ans:De Quincey

1047.Who of the following is known for aphoristic prose style ?

Ans:Francis Bacon

1048.Formal Criticism’ relates to the structure of :

Ans:Literary devices

1049.Sheridan’s first play was :

Ans:The Rivals**

1050.The macabre element in drama was introduced by :

Ans:John Lyly

1051.The historical novel began in ;

Ans:Romantic Period

1052.Dance of the Forest is written by :

Ans:Wole Soyinka **

1053.Who is given credit for first using the term“romantic?

Ans:Friedrich Schlegel

1054.For gold in Physique is Cordial/Therefore, he loved gold in special” relates to Chaucer”s

Ans:Doctor

1055.The title of William Faulkner’s The Sound and Fury is derived from a play by :

Ans:William Shakespeare

1056.The early religious drama is associated with :

Ans:Miracles and morality

1057.The title Things Fall Apart is drawn from a poem by :

Ans:W. B. Yeats

1058.Alexander Pope coined many a modern day cliché. Which of the following did not originate with him?

Ans:Let not the sun go down upon your wrath

1059.Which drug/substance was Samuel Taylor Coleridge addicted to?

Ans:Opium

1060.Which book was not written by Jane Austen?

Ans:Sense and Suspensibility**

1061.Who wrote: “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold.”?

Ans:William Butler Yeats**

1062.Who wrote: “In Xanadu did Kubla Khan / A stately pleasure dome decree…”?

Ans:Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1063.Who wrote: “My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings / Look on my works ye mighty, and despair!”?

Ans:Percy Bysshe Shelley

1064.The Figure a poem Makes’ is an essay by :

Ans:Robert Frost

1065.IL MigilorFabro’ is the expression Eliot used for :

Ans:Ezra Pound

1066.book that faithfully renders a young man’s confused images of love and rejection is :

Ans:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man

1067.Dance of the Forest is written by :

Ans:Wole Soyinka **

1068.When the Parliament, controlled by the puritans, took power in England, one of the acts that greatly influenced Literature of that time was

Ans:The closing of theatres

1069.What mock epic begins: “What dire offence from am’rous causes springs, / What mighty contests rise from trivial things”?

Ans:Pope’s “The Rape of the Lock”**

1070.My sincere apologies.(A) W. B. Yeats

Ans:Ezra Pound

1071.Which of the following Romantic poets would have been most likely to write a poem celebrating the innocence of childhood ?

A. Lord Byron

Ans:William Wordsworth

1072.Napoleon’s decision to________can be understood as representative of the French Revolutionary spirit because this decision served to radically reposition France in contemporary European political affairs ?

Ans:Engage in the Napoleonic Wars

1073.Which of the following is a love poem ?

Ans:John Clare’s “To Elia”

1074.Which long Romantic poem opens with the line “oh there is blessing in this gentle breeze” ?

Ans:“ The Prelude”

1075.“Ode to a Nightingale” focuses on ______?

Ans:How pleasures are fleeting and life cannot continue forever

1076.Which of the following would probably NOT occur in a William Wordsworth poem ?

Ans:Mockery of political figures

1077.neoclassical poet would be most likely to compose a poem celebrating which of the following ideals ?

Ans:Emotional restraint

1078.A neoclassical poet would be most likely to compose a poem celebrating which of the following ideals ?

Ans:Emotional restraint

1079.Which Romantic author is the subject of Paul O’Brien’s essay “Prophet of the Revolution” ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1080.Shelley’s “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty” suggests that _______?

Ans:The source of beauty cannot be known, and that beauty ca n only be felt


1081.
Who does Shelley consider the true founders of civilized cultures and laws ?

Ans:Poets and artists

1082.One of the central themes of Wordsworth’s “Peter Bell” is _______?

Ans:How nature can render someone good

1083.The Romantic period is generally thought to have occurred between ______?

Ans:1798 – 1832

1084.Which poet would most likely express an adherence to atheism in his writing ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1085Elizabeth Fey refers to which poet as “a sort of poet-king Arthur” ?

Ans:William Wordsworth

1086.Who referred to poets as “the unacknowledged legislators of the world” ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1087.Which poet would have been most likely to compose a poem examining his own childhood ?

Ans:William Wordsworth

1088.Many romantic poets regarded the natural world with a feeling of ______?

Ans:Awe and fascination

1089.Which poet would be most likely to compose a poem and illustrations to accompany it ?

Ans:William Blake

1090.In “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” who is the “he” referred to in the lines “A sadder and a wiser man\He rose the morrow morn.” ?

Ans:The Wedding Guest

1091.John Keats would probably NOT have written a poem celebrating _____?

Ans:Political and philosophical conservatism

1092.Dr. Samuel Gladden believes Shelley’s agenda was to _____?

Ans:Expose how intimate relationships inform political realities

1093.Don Juan” and “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” are written by

Ans:Lord Byron

1094.Shelley’s “Ode to Psyche” is narrated by ______?

Ans:The author of the poem

1095.Which of the following concepts are NOT elements of neo-classicism ?

Ans:Optimism

1096.Which event marked the defeat of Napoleon ?

Ans:The battle at Waterloo

1097.Which of the following statements would you most likely NOT see in a Romantic poem ?

Ans:“A little learning is a dangerous thing…”

1098.The main thematic focus of “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is ________?

Ans:The relationship between truth and beauty

1099.Which of the following was a key element or aspect of Romantic poetry ?

Ans:Engagement with the natural world

1100.Which of the following poets would be least likely to explore the meaning of beauty or imagination in a poem ?

Ans:Lord Byron

 *English literature Past paper solved MCQS SET 11*

1001.Anagnorisis’ is a term used by Aristotle for describing :

Ans: *the moment of discovery by the protagonist*

1002.In which play by Shakespeare do we find widowed queens questioning the assumptions of male politics ?

 Ans: *Richard III*

1003.Which of the following feminist critics used the expression ‘Gynocriticism’for the first time ?

Ans:*Elaine Showalter*

1004,The Female Quixote was written by :

Ans:*Charlotte Lennox*

1005.The Praise of Chimney- weepers’ is :

Ans:*an essay by Charles Lamb*

1006.Strophe, antistrophe and epode form a three-part structure in :

Ans:a *classic ode*

1007.The words “where are the songs of spring ? Ay, where are they ?” occur in :

Ans:*Ode to Autumn*

1008.Music that gentler on the spirit lies than tired eyelids upon tired eyes” the above lines occur in Tennyson’s :

Ans:*The Lotus Eaters*

1009.Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

Ans:*Thomas De Quincey : Recollections of* the Lakes

1010.Which famous English novel opens with a young woman who is ‘handsome, clever and rich’ ?

Ans:*Emma*

1011.It appears that in Paradise Lost Book I “Milton belongs to the Devil’s party without knowing it”. Who among the following made this statement ?

Ans:**William Blake**

1012.Live Like Pigs is :

Ans:a *play by Arden*

1013.’A woman drew her long black hair out tight And fiddled whisper music on those strings’.From which section of Eliot’s The Waste Land are the above lines taken ?

Ans:*What the Thunder Said*

1014.Who wrote this African Trilogy:

Things Fall Apart – Arrow of God – No Longer At Ease?

Ans:Chinua Achebe

1015.Tyger, tyger, burning bright

In the forest of the night,

What immortal hand or eye

Could frame thy fearful symmetry ?”

Ans:*apostrophe and synecdoche*

1016.To whom is Chaucer referring when he says ‘He knew the tavern well in every town’ ?

Ans: *Friar*

1017.“Poetry is a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty”. Who, among the following, made the above statement ?

Ans:*Matthew Arnold*

1018.The mind-forged manacles’ is phrase from William Blake’s poem:

Ans:‘’ *London’’*

1019.Everyman is…

Ans:a *medieval morality play*

1020.The Muse of History is a classic postcolonial essay by :

Ans:***Derek Walcott***

1021.Who among the following is NOT a ‘University Wit’ ?

Ans:*Ben Jonson*

1022.What is common to the following poems ?

Wordsworth’s ‘The Recluse’

Shelley’s ‘The Triumph of Life’

Byron’s ‘Don Juan’

Keats’ ‘Hyperion’

Ans:**They are all unfinished* poems*

1023.‘Aspects of the Novel’ has been written by

Ans:*Edward Morgan Forster*

1024.Ripeness is all’’ is a line from…

Ans:**King Lear**

1025.Where Angels Fear to Tread is a novel by :

Ans:*E. M. Forster*

1026.Ireland emerges as the most important metaphor in :

Ans:*Seamus Heaney*

1027.Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight’ is a line that occurs in :

Ans:*Dr Faustus*

1028.The phrase

Disassociation of sensibility

Was first used by :

Ans:*T. S. Eliot*

1039.Which of the following sets would you call the poets of the Movement ?

Ans:**Elizabeth Jennings, Philip Larkin, John Wain**

1031.He’s not the brightest man in the world” is an example of:

Ans:*Litotes*

1032.Prosody studies:

Ans:*Metrics*

1033.What century is variously called The Age of Enlightenment, The Age of Sensibility, The Augustan Age and The Age of Prose and Reason?

Ans:*eighteenth century*

1034.The term diaspora was originally applied to the following ethnic group :

Ans:*Jews*

1035.The French Revolution had a significant impact on :

Ans:*Romantic Literature*


1036.The term ‘a stream of consciousness’ is derived from the writing of :

Ans:*William James*

1037.Sean O’ Casey’s Juno and the Paycock is :

Ans:a *tragi-comedy*

1038.Periphrasis, which is a roundabout way of speech/writing, is also known as…

Ans:**circumlocution*

1039.IL MigilorFabro’ is the expression Eliot used for :

Ans:Ezra Pound

1040.The Figure a poem Makes’ is an essay by :

Ans:Robert Frost**

1041.A book that faithfully renders a young man’s confused images of love and rejection is :

Ans:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man**

1042.Which of the following author-book pair is correctly matched ?

Ans:Sourab and Rustom – Matthew Arnold

1043.The line “I am no Prince Hamlet nor was meant to be…….” appears in T. S. Eliot’s

Ans:The Love Song of J.AlfredPrufrock

1045.Imagism’ is associated with :

Ans:T. E. Hulme**

1046.The confessions of an English Opium Eater was written by :

Ans:De Quincey

1047.Who of the following is known for aphoristic prose style ?

Ans:Francis Bacon

1048.Formal Criticism’ relates to the structure of :

Ans:Literary devices

1049.Sheridan’s first play was :

Ans:The Rivals**

1050.The macabre element in drama was introduced by :

Ans:John Lyly

1051.The historical novel began in ;

Ans:Romantic Period

1052.Dance of the Forest is written by :

Ans:Wole Soyinka **

1053.Who is given credit for first using the term“romantic?

Ans:Friedrich Schlegel

1054.For gold in Physique is Cordial/Therefore, he loved gold in special” relates to Chaucer”s

Ans:Doctor

1055.The title of William Faulkner’s The Sound and Fury is derived from a play by :

Ans:William Shakespeare

1056.The early religious drama is associated with :

Ans:Miracles and morality

1057.The title Things Fall Apart is drawn from a poem by :

Ans:W. B. Yeats

1058.Alexander Pope coined many a modern day cliché. Which of the following did not originate with him?

Ans:Let not the sun go down upon your wrath

1059.Which drug/substance was Samuel Taylor Coleridge addicted to?

Ans:Opium

1060.Which book was not written by Jane Austen?

Ans:Sense and Suspensibility**

1061.Who wrote: “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold.”?

Ans:William Butler Yeats**

1062.Who wrote: “In Xanadu did Kubla Khan / A stately pleasure dome decree…”?

Ans:Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1063.Who wrote: “My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings / Look on my works ye mighty, and despair!”?

Ans:Percy Bysshe Shelley

1064.The Figure a poem Makes’ is an essay by :

Ans:Robert Frost

1065.IL MigilorFabro’ is the expression Eliot used for :

Ans:Ezra Pound

1066.book that faithfully renders a young man’s confused images of love and rejection is :

Ans:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man

1067.Dance of the Forest is written by :

Ans:Wole Soyinka **

1068.When the Parliament, controlled by the puritans, took power in England, one of the acts that greatly influenced Literature of that time was

Ans:The closing of theatres

1069.What mock epic begins: “What dire offence from am’rous causes springs, / What mighty contests rise from trivial things”?

Ans:Pope’s “The Rape of the Lock”**

1070.My sincere apologies.(A) W. B. Yeats

Ans:Ezra Pound

1071.Which of the following Romantic poets would have been most likely to write a poem celebrating the innocence of childhood ?

A. Lord Byron

Ans:William Wordsworth

1072.Napoleon’s decision to________can be understood as representative of the French Revolutionary spirit because this decision served to radically reposition France in contemporary European political affairs ?

Ans:Engage in the Napoleonic Wars

1073.Which of the following is a love poem ?

Ans:John Clare’s “To Elia”

1074.Which long Romantic poem opens with the line “oh there is blessing in this gentle breeze” ?

Ans:“ The Prelude”

1075.“Ode to a Nightingale” focuses on ______?

Ans:How pleasures are fleeting and life cannot continue forever

1076.Which of the following would probably NOT occur in a William Wordsworth poem ?

Ans:Mockery of political figures

1077.neoclassical poet would be most likely to compose a poem celebrating which of the following ideals ?

Ans:Emotional restraint

1078.A neoclassical poet would be most likely to compose a poem celebrating which of the following ideals ?

Ans:Emotional restraint

1079.Which Romantic author is the subject of Paul O’Brien’s essay “Prophet of the Revolution” ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1080.Shelley’s “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty” suggests that _______?

Ans:The source of beauty cannot be known, and that beauty ca n only be felt


1081.
Who does Shelley consider the true founders of civilized cultures and laws ?

Ans:Poets and artists

1082.One of the central themes of Wordsworth’s “Peter Bell” is _______?

Ans:How nature can render someone good

1083.The Romantic period is generally thought to have occurred between ______?

Ans:1798 – 1832

1084.Which poet would most likely express an adherence to atheism in his writing ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1085Elizabeth Fey refers to which poet as “a sort of poet-king Arthur” ?

Ans:William Wordsworth

1086.Who referred to poets as “the unacknowledged legislators of the world” ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1087.Which poet would have been most likely to compose a poem examining his own childhood ?

Ans:William Wordsworth

1088.Many romantic poets regarded the natural world with a feeling of ______?

Ans:Awe and fascination

1089.Which poet would be most likely to compose a poem and illustrations to accompany it ?

Ans:William Blake

1090.In “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” who is the “he” referred to in the lines “A sadder and a wiser man\He rose the morrow morn.” ?

Ans:The Wedding Guest

1091.John Keats would probably NOT have written a poem celebrating _____?

Ans:Political and philosophical conservatism

1092.Dr. Samuel Gladden believes Shelley’s agenda was to _____?

Ans:Expose how intimate relationships inform political realities

1093.Don Juan” and “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” are written by

Ans:Lord Byron

1094.Shelley’s “Ode to Psyche” is narrated by ______?

Ans:The author of the poem

English literature Past paper

1095.Which of the following concepts are NOT elements of neo-classicism ?

Ans:Optimism

1096.Which event marked the defeat of Napoleon ?

Ans:The battle at Waterloo

1097.Which of the following statements would you most likely NOT see in a Romantic poem ?

Ans:“A little learning is a dangerous thing…”

1098.The main thematic focus of “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is ________?

Ans:The relationship between truth and beauty

1099.Which of the following was a key element or aspect of Romantic poetry ?

Ans:Engagement with the natural world

1100.Which of the following poets would be least likely to explore the meaning of beauty or imagination in a poem ?

Ans:Lord Byron

1001.Anagnorisis’ is a term used by Aristotle for describing :

Ans: *the moment of discovery by the protagonist*

1002.In which play by Shakespeare do we find widowed queens questioning the assumptions of male politics ?

 Ans: *Richard III*

English literature Past paper

1003.Which of the following feminist critics used the expression ‘Gynocriticism’for the first time ?

Ans:*Elaine Showalter*

1004,The Female Quixote was written by :

Ans:*Charlotte Lennox*

1005.The Praise of Chimney- weepers’ is :

Ans:*an essay by Charles Lamb*

1006.Strophe, antistrophe and epode form a three-part structure in :

Ans:a *classic ode*

1007.The words “where are the songs of spring ? Ay, where are they ?” occur in :

Ans:*Ode to Autumn*

1008.Music that gentler on the spirit lies than tired eyelids upon tired eyes” the above lines occur in Tennyson’s :

Ans:*The Lotus Eaters*

1009.Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

Ans:*Thomas De Quincey : Recollections of* the Lakes

1010.Which famous English novel opens with a young woman who is ‘handsome, clever and rich’ ?

Ans:*Emma*

English literature Past paper

1011.It appears that in Paradise Lost Book I “Milton belongs to the Devil’s party without knowing it”. Who among the following made this statement ?

Ans:**William Blake**

1012.Live Like Pigs is :

Ans:a *play by Arden*

1013.’A woman drew her long black hair out tight And fiddled whisper music on those strings’.From which section of Eliot’s The Waste Land are the above lines taken ?

Ans:*What the Thunder Said*

1014.Who wrote this African Trilogy:

Things Fall Apart – Arrow of God – No Longer At Ease?

Ans:Chinua Achebe

English literature Past paper

1015.Tyger, tyger, burning bright

In the forest of the night,

What immortal hand or eye

Could frame thy fearful symmetry ?”

Ans:*apostrophe and synecdoche*

1016.To whom is Chaucer referring when he says ‘He knew the tavern well in every town’ ?

Ans: *Friar*

English literature Past paper

1017.“Poetry is a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty”. Who, among the following, made the above statement ?

Ans:*Matthew Arnold*

1018.The mind-forged manacles’ is phrase from William Blake’s poem:

Ans:‘’ *London’’*

1019.Everyman is…

Ans:a *medieval morality play*

1020.The Muse of History is a classic postcolonial essay by :

Ans:***Derek Walcott***

1021.Who among the following is NOT a ‘University Wit’ ?

Ans:*Ben Jonson*

1022.What is common to the following poems ?

Wordsworth’s ‘The Recluse’

Shelley’s ‘The Triumph of Life’

Byron’s ‘Don Juan’

Keats’ ‘Hyperion’

Ans:**They are all unfinished* poems*

English literature Past paper

1023.‘Aspects of the Novel’ has been written by

Ans:*Edward Morgan Forster*

1024.Ripeness is all’’ is a line from…

Ans:**King Lear**

1025.Where Angels Fear to Tread is a novel by :

Ans:*E. M. Forster*

1026.Ireland emerges as the most important metaphor in :

Ans:*Seamus Heaney*

1027.Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight’ is a line that occurs in :

Ans:*Dr Faustus*

1028.The phrase

Disassociation of sensibility

Was first used by :

Ans:*T. S. Eliot*

English literature Past paper

1039.Which of the following sets would you call the poets of the Movement ?

Ans:**Elizabeth Jennings, Philip Larkin, John Wain**

1031.He’s not the brightest man in the world” is an example of:

Ans:*Litotes*

1032.Prosody studies:

Ans:*Metrics*

1033.What century is variously called The Age of Enlightenment, The Age of Sensibility, The Augustan Age and The Age of Prose and Reason?

Ans:*eighteenth century*

1034.The term diaspora was originally applied to the following ethnic group :

Ans:*Jews*

1035.The French Revolution had a significant impact on :

Ans:*Romantic Literature*

English literature Past paper
1036.The term ‘a stream of consciousness’ is derived from the writing of :

Ans:*William James*

1037.Sean O’ Casey’s Juno and the Paycock is :

Ans:a *tragi-comedy*

1038.Periphrasis, which is a roundabout way of speech/writing, is also known as…

Ans:**circumlocution*

1039.IL MigilorFabro’ is the expression Eliot used for :

Ans:Ezra Pound

1040.The Figure a poem Makes’ is an essay by :

Ans:Robert Frost**

1041.A book that faithfully renders a young man’s confused images of love and rejection is :

Ans:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man**

1042.Which of the following author-book pair is correctly matched ?

Ans:Sourab and Rustom – Matthew Arnold

English literature Past paper

1043.The line “I am no Prince Hamlet nor was meant to be…….” appears in T. S. Eliot’s

Ans:The Love Song of J.AlfredPrufrock

1045.Imagism’ is associated with :

Ans:T. E. Hulme**

1046.The confessions of an English Opium Eater was written by :

Ans:De Quincey

1047.Who of the following is known for aphoristic prose style ?

Ans:Francis Bacon

1048.Formal Criticism’ relates to the structure of :

Ans:Literary devices

1049.Sheridan’s first play was :

Ans:The Rivals**

1050.The macabre element in drama was introduced by :

Ans:John Lyly

1051.The historical novel began in ;

Ans:Romantic Period

1052.Dance of the Forest is written by :

Ans:Wole Soyinka **

1053.Who is given credit for first using the term“romantic?

Ans:Friedrich Schlegel

1054.For gold in Physique is Cordial/Therefore, he loved gold in special” relates to Chaucer”s

Ans:Doctor

1055.The title of William Faulkner’s The Sound and Fury is derived from a play by :

Ans:William Shakespeare

1056.The early religious drama is associated with :

Ans:Miracles and morality

English literature Past paper

1057.The title Things Fall Apart is drawn from a poem by :

Ans:W. B. Yeats

1058.Alexander Pope coined many a modern day cliché. Which of the following did not originate with him?

Ans:Let not the sun go down upon your wrath

1059.Which drug/substance was Samuel Taylor Coleridge addicted to?

Ans:Opium

1060.Which book was not written by Jane Austen?

Ans:Sense and Suspensibility**

1061.Who wrote: “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold.”?

Ans:William Butler Yeats**

1062.Who wrote: “In Xanadu did Kubla Khan / A stately pleasure dome decree…”?

Ans:Samuel Taylor Coleridge

1063.Who wrote: “My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings / Look on my works ye mighty, and despair!”?

Ans:Percy Bysshe Shelley

1064.The Figure a poem Makes’ is an essay by :

Ans:Robert Frost

1065.IL MigilorFabro’ is the expression Eliot used for :

Ans:Ezra Pound

1066.book that faithfully renders a young man’s confused images of love and rejection is :

Ans:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man

1067.Dance of the Forest is written by :

Ans:Wole Soyinka **

1068.When the Parliament, controlled by the puritans, took power in England, one of the acts that greatly influenced Literature of that time was

Ans:The closing of theatres

English literature Past paper

1069.What mock epic begins: “What dire offence from am’rous causes springs, / What mighty contests rise from trivial things”?

Ans:Pope’s “The Rape of the Lock”**

1070.My sincere apologies.(A) W. B. Yeats

Ans:Ezra Pound

1071.Which of the following Romantic poets would have been most likely to write a poem celebrating the innocence of childhood ?

A. Lord Byron

Ans:William Wordsworth

1072.Napoleon’s decision to________can be understood as representative of the French Revolutionary spirit because this decision served to radically reposition France in contemporary European political affairs ?

Ans:Engage in the Napoleonic Wars

1073.Which of the following is a love poem ?

Ans:John Clare’s “To Elia”

1074.Which long Romantic poem opens with the line “oh there is blessing in this gentle breeze” ?

Ans:“ The Prelude”

1075.“Ode to a Nightingale” focuses on ______?

Ans:How pleasures are fleeting and life cannot continue forever

1076.Which of the following would probably NOT occur in a William Wordsworth poem ?

Ans:Mockery of political figures

1077.neoclassical poet would be most likely to compose a poem celebrating which of the following ideals ?

Ans:Emotional restraint

1078.A neoclassical poet would be most likely to compose a poem celebrating which of the following ideals ?

Ans:Emotional restraint

1079.Which Romantic author is the subject of Paul O’Brien’s essay “Prophet of the Revolution” ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1080.Shelley’s “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty” suggests that _______?

Ans:The source of beauty cannot be known, and that beauty ca n only be felt


1081.
Who does Shelley consider the true founders of civilized cultures and laws ?

Ans:Poets and artists

1082.One of the central themes of Wordsworth’s “Peter Bell” is _______?

Ans:How nature can render someone good

1083.The Romantic period is generally thought to have occurred between ______?

Ans:1798 – 1832

1084.Which poet would most likely express an adherence to atheism in his writing ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

English literature Past paper

1085Elizabeth Fey refers to which poet as “a sort of poet-king Arthur” ?

Ans:William Wordsworth

1086.Who referred to poets as “the unacknowledged legislators of the world” ?

Ans:Percy Shelley

1087.Which poet would have been most likely to compose a poem examining his own childhood ?

Ans:William Wordsworth

1088.Many romantic poets regarded the natural world with a feeling of ______?

Ans:Awe and fascination

English literature Past paper

1089.Which poet would be most likely to compose a poem and illustrations to accompany it ?

Ans:William Blake

1090.In “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” who is the “he” referred to in the lines “A sadder and a wiser man\He rose the morrow morn.” ?

Ans:The Wedding Guest

1091.John Keats would probably NOT have written a poem celebrating _____?

Ans:Political and philosophical conservatism

1092.Dr. Samuel Gladden believes Shelley’s agenda was to _____?

Ans:Expose how intimate relationships inform political realities

1093.Don Juan” and “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” are written by

Ans:Lord Byron

1094.Shelley’s “Ode to Psyche” is narrated by ______?

Ans:The author of the poem

1095.Which of the following concepts are NOT elements of neo-classicism ?

Ans:Optimism

1096.Which event marked the defeat of Napoleon ?

Ans:The battle at Waterloo

1097.Which of the following statements would you most likely NOT see in a Romantic poem ?

Ans:“A little learning is a dangerous thing…”

English literature Past paper

1098.The main thematic focus of “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is ________?

Ans:The relationship between truth and beauty

1099.Which of the following was a key element or aspect of Romantic poetry ?

Ans:Engagement with the natural world

1100.Which of the following poets would be least likely to explore the meaning of beauty or imagination in a poem ?

Ans:Lord Byron

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