When one says that “someone is no more” or that “someone has breathed his/ her last”, the speaker is resorting to
Which of the following are “companion poems” ?
Answer:“L’Allegro” and “II Penseroso”
What does the term episteme signify ?
Which of the following is a better definition of an image in literary writing ?
Answer: A speaking picture
Whom did Keats regard as the prime example of ‘negative capability’ ?
Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities begins with the sentence
Answer:It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
The works of Gerard Manley Hopkins were published posthumously by
Why does Lovewit in Ben Jonson’s play The Alchemist leave his house, setting the stage for his servant Face, alongwith Subtle, a fake alchemist to fleece people ?
Answer: Because of an epidemic of plague.
By the end of the nineteen fifties novelists like Stan Barstow, Sid Chaplin, Alan Sillitoe and David Storey were routinely lumped together as representatives of “Kitchen-sink realism”. Who in 1954 wrote the article “The Kitchen Sink”, calling attention to the gritty and direct realism ?
Which of the following is not an allegorical character in the play Everyman ?
Who among the following translators is notable as the first translator of Bhagavad Gita into English ?
In Biographia Literaria S.T. Coleridge defines the imagination as the faculty by which
Answer: the soul perceives the spiritual unity of the universe.
Why do the Houyhnhnms have so few words in their language ?
Answer:Their wants and passions are fewer than human wants and passions, and they need fewer words.
Identify the title of A.D. Hope’s first published book of poems.
Answer:The Wandering Islands
Which of the following is an incorrect assumption in language teaching ?
Answer:Language teaching should give importance to writing rather than speech.