AD's English Literature : A TO Z Literary Principles from History of English Literature: Note 52

A TO Z Literary Principles from History of English Literature: Note 52

A Set of 26 Objective Questions & Answers (UGC NET ENGLISH OBJECTIVES)

  1. Luther is praised as a hero by Carlyle in his lecture on the ‘Hero as King’.
  2.   Ruskin’s Modem Painters   began as a defence of contemporary landscape artist especially Turner.
  3. The term ‘the Palliser Novels’ is used to describe the political novels of Charles Dickens.
  4. Identify the poet, whom Queen Victoria, regarded as the perfect poet of ‘love and loss’—Tennyson
  5. A verse form using stanza of eight lines, each with eleven syllables, is known as Rhyme Royal.
  6. Sir Thomas Wyatt first used blank verse in English poetry.
  7. The Aesthetic Movement which blossomed during the 1880s was  not influenced by The Pre-Raphaelites
  8. The expression "ancestral voices prophesying war" occurs in : Kubla khan.
  9.   The posthumously published novel of Jane Austen is : Northanger Abbey.
  10.  Carlyle.s Sartor Resartus means :  The tailor retailored.
  11.   The  woman  character  who  is  an  artist  by  profession  in  Virgnniia  Woolf’s To The Lighthouse is :  Lily Briscoe  
  12.  The poet who said, “My poems are not about violence, but vitality,. is :Ted Hughes
  13.  Pinter’s Care Taker can be called a :  comedy of menace
  14. Toni Morrison used male narrator for the first time in:  Song of Solomon.
  15. The soul of tragedy, according to Aristotle is :Plot
  16. United we stand, divided we fall. is an example of :Antithesis
  17. A metre in which an unaccented syllable precedes the accented is called :iambic
  18. Sense and Sensibility-- Pride and Prejudice --Mansfield Park--Northanger Abbey
  19. Shakespeare criticism by :  Bradley --Spurgeon --T.S. Eliot -- Stephen Greenblatt
  20. Oxford Movement -- Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood -- Imagism -- Movement Poetry
  21. Portable Theatre--Closet drama  --  Epic Theatre -- Theatre of the Absurd
  22.   Thomas Kyd - Marlowe --Thomas Nashe --  Ben Jonson
  23.  A Idylls of the King --  Robert Browning
  24.   The Castle of Otranto-- Gothic novel
  25. Magic Realism-- Galriel Garcia Marquez is known for his use of magic realism, a style that blends fantastic elements with realistic narrative, although much of his writing contains social analysis as well. His masterpiece, Cien aƱos de soledad (1967; One Hundred Years of Solitude, 1970), tells the story of a family and the village in which they live as well as describing much of Colombia’s history, analyzing its successes and failures as an independent republic.
  26.   Periodical Essays--Perhaps the most famous of the essay periodicals of the 18th century were the British publications The Tatler (1709-1711) and The Spectator (1711-1712, 1714), the creations of renowned essayists Sir Richard Steele and Joseph Addison; and The Rambler (1750-1752) and The Idler (1758-1760), founded by writer Samuel Johnson.
Ref: 1. The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature

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