Confessions of an English Opium Eater is a literary work by
Answer: Thomas De Quincey
Who, among the following, was a Catholic novelist, an Intelligence Officer, a film critic and set his fictions in far-away places wrecked by political conflicts ?
In which of the following travel books does Mark Twain give an account of his visit to India ?
Answer:Following the Equator
William Blake’s famous poems such as “London”, “The Sick Rose”, and “The Tyger” appear in
Answer: Songs of Experience
Who among the following English artists illustrated the novels of Dickens and Scott ?
The last of Gulliver’s Travels is to
Answer:The Land of the Houyhnhnms
Madam Merle is a character in
Answer:The Portrait of a Lady.
In which of the following scenes of The Waste Land do we have a departure from Standard English ?
The words “If it were done when tis done, then twere well / It were done quickly…” are uttered by
John Dryden’s Absalom and Achotophel a
Answer: political allegory.
Examine the following statements and identify one of them which is not true.
Answer: He returned to India as a police constable in Burma.
Name the poet who chooses his successor and the successor-poet whom Dryden satirises in his famous poem.
Answer: Richard Flecknoe and Thomas Shadwell
“If______ comes, can_______ be far behind ?” (Shelley, “Ode to the West Wind”)
Which of the following is not a revenge tragedy ?
What is a neologism ?
Answer:A word newly coined or used in a new sense