Divided into three sections this ground-breaking work published in 1953 uses as the frame of the spiritual and moral awakening of a fourteen-year-old during a Saturday night service in a Harlem church. Identify the work.
Answer: James Baldwin’s Go Tell it on the Mountain
The ‘monster’ in Frankenstein is NOT responsible for the death of :
Which of the following plays of William Shakespeare is NOT directly referred to in T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land ?
Identify the group below which is known as the “Sons of Ben”.
Answer: William Cartwright, Richard Corbett, Thomas Randolph
Christopher Marlowe was one of the first major writers to affirm what can be identified as a clearly homosexual sensibility. Which drama of his deals with it ?
“When true silence falls we are still left with echo but are nearer nakedness. One way of looking at speech is to say that it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness”. Identify the playwright who underlines the significance of silence thus.
The determining feature of syllabic verse is neither __________ nor __________ but the number of syllables in a line.
In Robert Browning’s dramatic monologue, which painter does Andrea del Sarto compare himself to ? What does he find lacking in his own work in comparison ?
In which of the following does Robert Southey detail the Indian superstitions as an idolatry to be suppressed by a civilizing protestant form of colonialism ?
Answer:The Curse of Kehama
Harriet B. Stowe had wanted to write a work based on the life of an Afro-American writer which was later published as :
Answer: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Samuel Johnson’s “Dissertation upon Poetry” is part of which of his following works ?
Answer: a chapter of his novel Rasselas
A new series called “New Accents” was launched by Methuen in 1977. The first title to be published in the series was :
Answer: Structuralism and Semiotics
“Humble and rustic life was generally chosen, because, in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language... The language, too, of these men has been adopted... because such men hourly communicate with the best objects from which the best part of language is originally derived”. Which of the following groups of the author’s poems in the Lyrical Ballads (1800) contradict this statement in the “Preface to the Lyrical Ballads”, as pointed out by S.T. Coleridge ?
Answer:“Michael”, “Ruth”, “The Brothers”.
A remarkable novelist of the English Modernist phase who wrote a short book on what the novel is (and why it matters) remarked, “Oh dear, yes - the novel tells a story”. Identify the novelist :
What is the name of the angel, who, of those who owed allegeance to Satan, dared to protest against his impious doctrine and left his company to return to God (Paradise Lost, Book V) ?