In New Criticism, the key term ‘tension’ is associated with :
While compiling what sort of book did Samuel Richardson conceive of the idea for his Pamela or Virtue Rewarded ?
Answer:a book of model letters
Who among the war Poets gained notoriety in 1917, when disenchanted with the way the war was being conducted he drafted his letter of “wilful defiance of the military authority” which captured attention in the House of Commons, and was forcibly admitted to the war hospital at Craiglockhart, primarily to avoid his being court-martialled ?
If you cannot understand an argument and remark, “It’s Greek to me”, you are quoting
Answer: William Shakespeare
Which of the following works did Walter Scott compile ?
Answer:a small amount of material should be introduced
Which of the following is NOT written by Wole Soyinka ?
In the Defense of Poesy Sidney says : “ Now as in geometry the oblique must be known as well as right and in arithmetic, the odd as well as the even, so in the actions of our life who seeth not the filthiness of evil wanteth a great foil to perceive the beauty of virtue”. Which of the following forms of poesy offers a foil that helps us perceive the beauty of virtue ?
John Dryden described a major English poet as “a rough diamond, and must first be polished ere he shines .....” Identify him :
In a remarkably proleptic insight, a critic wrote the following, anticipating Benedict Anderson’s definition of the nation as “an imagined political community” : “Most novels are in some sense knowable communities. It is part of a traditional method – an underlying stance and approach – that a novelist offers to show people and their relationships in essentially knowable and communicable ways”. Name the critic and the reference :
Answer:Raymond Williams, The country and the city
“Fair is my love, and cruel as she’s fair; Her brow-shades frown, although her eyes are sunny”. The above lines are characterized by :
In his “Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot” Pope tells us that as a poet he had benefited from “This saving counsel, ‘keep your piece nine years’” – which enjoins on writer’s patience and great care before they rush to print. Whose “counsel” is Pope referring to ?
Answer:Horace’s in Ars Poetica
An English architect and stage-designer – Beginning 1605, joined Jacobean court to design masques – contributed significantly to the spectacular theatre which succeeded the commonwealth after his death – the first designer to use revolving screens to indicate scenechanges on the English stage.
Identify this artist/designer.
__________ may be defined as any departure from the rules of pronunciation or diction, for the sake of rhyme or metre, or an unjustifiable departure from fact.
That Humanities and the sciences were in fact “two cultures” was suggested by __________.
Answer:C.P. Snow in his Rede lecture
Chaueer satirizes the Monk because the Monk :
Answer:spends too much time hunting and too little time on religious duty