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“Culture is ordinary: that is the first fact.” Which one of the following is the source of this statement?

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Who of the following are being talked about in the following lines? “. .. you seem to misunderstand me, By each at once her choppy finger laying Upon her skinny lips: you should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so.”

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Which artistic technique best describes the interplay of light and shade in the following lines? “I have looked at it so long I think it is part of my heart. But it flickers. Faces and darkness separate us over and over A woman bends over me, Searching my reaches for what she really is Then she turns to those liars, the candles or the moon. I see her back, and reflect it faithfully.”

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What was Gramsci’s term for cultural consensus supporting capitalism?

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Which two writers have written essays on the defence of poetry?

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Who is the author of the essay, The Rationale of the Copy-Text?

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Which one of the following paired terms is correct in its explication?

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Identify the stage that falls between the imaginary and symbolic stages according to Jacques Lacan :

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Which one of the following groups of novelists has, in the given order, Captain Ahab, Hester Prynne, Roderick Usher and Daisy Miller as characters in their novels?

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Which of the following books is written by an Englishman in universal Latin, is further added to by the Flemish Peter Giles, is revised by the Dutch Erasmus, is printed at Louvain in 1516, later at Paris, still later at Basie, where it was illustrated by two woodcuts from the hand of the German Holbein?

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In which play, other than Julius Caesar, has Shakespeare depicted the Romans better than the Roman writers themselves have done?

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“He that is not with us is against us. He that is not against us is with us.” Who said this?

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Which one of the following correctly describes the meaning of Macbeth’s words ‘Life is but a walking shadow’?

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Who among the following is celebrated in John Keats’s Lines on the Mermaid Tavern?

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What, according to Raymond Williams, is the right description of the term ‘Cultural Materialism’?

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What does ‘Harlem Renaissance’ refer to?

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Which version of the Lyrical Ballads was the first one to have the Preface by Wordsworth?

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From which Greek word does the term ‘comedy’ derive and what does it mean?

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Who among the following analysed the naturalizing of connotative meanings into myths?

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Which one of the following novels of Jane Austen was abandoned unfinished?

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Which type of textual copy is concerned With an assessment of the physical details of the books and their exact relationship to the condition in which the book was planned to appear at the time of its initial publication?

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Which of the following aptly names the language resulting from the contact of two mutually unintelligible language systems?

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Who among the following is mourned in Walt Whitman’s 0 Captain! My Captain!?

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Which of the following novels by Iris Murdoch tells the story of an ageing theatre celebrity who withdraws into a life of seclusion and writes a diary/journal/novel?

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Who’s the author of the short story, The Ghost of Firozsha Bang?

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Which novel by J . G. Farrell describes the experiences of a polio Victim?

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Considering the story of the novel, what does the title Dombey and Son stand for?

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What is the meaning of Ziauddin Sardar’s statement? “Cultural studies started as a dissenting intellectual tradition outside academia, dedicated to exposing power in all its cultural forms. But it has now become a discipline and a part of the academic establishment and its power structure.”

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By which two of the following processes, according to Michel Foucault, does power operate?

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In Eliot’s Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock who among the following painters is the subject of conversation among the perambulating women?

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Which of the following plays 18 characterized by the exclusivity of a Single character talking to himself?

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Which one of the following is the source of the passage given below? “I have observed with growing anxiety the career of this word culture during the past six of seven years. We may find it natural, and significant, that during a period of unparalleled destructiveness, this word should come to have an important role. . .”

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“The great English novelists are Jane Austen, George Eliot, Henry James and Joseph Conrad.” Which one of the following critical texts begins with the above assertion?

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In Which of Anita Desai’s novels does an insane wife kill her husband?

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Which one of the following is the right definition of ‘peer review“?

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Identify the two names from the following who are associated with Hermeneutics :

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From among the following, identify the two correct statements in Johnson’s criticism of Shakespeare :

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Identify the author in whose works the character Ashenden appears many times :

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In which of the following paired terms, the relationship between the active and passive forms of a sentence can be best established?

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Which of the following two points Were emphasised by ‘Wood’s Despatch of 1854’?

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“The last temptation is the greatest treason To do the right deed for the wrong reason.” (T . S. Eliot, Murder in the Cathedral) Why is the ‘temptation’, ‘treason’ for the speaker of the lines?

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Read the following lines : IN A STATION OF THE METRO The apparition of these faces in the crowd : Petals on a wet, black bough. Which of the following poetic programmes is illustrated by the above lines?

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What, in sum, is Sidney’s point in the following? “Nature never set forth the earth in so rich tapestry as divers poets have done; neither with pleasant rivets, fruitless trees, sweet—smelling flowers, not what so ever else may make the too-much-loved earth more lovely. Her world is brazen, the poets only deliver a golden” (Philip Sidney)

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While looking for publication details of a book, a researcher may consult the book’s copyright page, which may appear

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Which of the following works is reviewed in George Orwell’s essay, Inside the Whale?

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What term used by Ferdinand de Saussure corresponds to Noam Chomsky’s term ‘performance’?

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For which one of the following reasons, in Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Gray breaks down when he sees his finished portrait?

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Which of the following sociologists’ ideas on the practice of receiving and giving gifts are used by J. Hillis Miller to reinforce her arguments in the essay, Critic as Host

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What is the name of the poetic style characterized by short staccato rhymed lines, as shown below? What can it avayle To dryve forth a snayie, Or to make a sayle Of a herynges tayle?

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What is the meaning of ‘langue’ in Saussurean linguistics?

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