Name the theorist who divided poets into “strong” and “weak” and popularized the practice of misreading:
In The Rape of the Lock Pope repeatedly compares Belinda to
Which of the following awards is not given to Indian–English writers ?
Identify the correct statement below :
Answer: Gorboduc is a tragedy, while Ralph Roister Doister and Gammer Gurton’s Needle are comedies.
W.M. Thackeray’s Vanity Fair owes its title to
Answer:Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress
The Puritans shut down all theaters in England in
Who of the following was not a contemporary of Wordsworth and Coleridge ?
Who, among the following is credited with the making of the first authoritative Dictionary of the English Language ?
In Dryden’s Essay of Dramatic Poesy (1668), who opens the discussion on behalf of the ancients ?
The term invective refers to
Answer: the abusive writing or speech in which there is harsh denunciation of some person or thing.
Which of the following novels depicts the plight of the Bangladeshi immigrants in East London ?
The year 1939 proved to be a crucial year for two important writers in England. Identify the correct phrase below :
Answer: For Yeats who died, for Auden who left England for the U. S.
The Enlightenment was characterized by
Answer:a belief in the universal authority of reason and emphasis on scientific experimentation.
Which Shakespearean play contains the line: “...there is a special providence in the fall of a sparrow” ?
Which of the following poems uses terza rima ?
Answer:P.B. Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind”