XH-C2: English (60 marks)Q1. to Q 12. are MCQ where only one answer is correct. Each question carries onemark.Q1.Which of the following texts consists of a series of twelve eclogues, one for eachmonth of the year?(A)(B)(C)(D)Q2.autobiographies by Dalit womenDalit autobiographiescoming of age novels in MarathiTamil poetry collectionsVery famously Virginia Woolf had this to say of a wellthe few English novels written for grownshe speaking?(A)(B)(C)(D)Q4.Tottel's MiscellanyKarukku, Baluta, Akkarmasi are all examples of(A)(B)(C)(D)Q3.The Shepheardes CalendarNature's Pictures drawn by Fancy's Pencil to the LifeGeorge Eliot, MiddlemarchAphra Behn, OroonokoEmily Bronte, Wuthering HeightsJane Austen, PersuasionWho is the author of Beloved, Sula, Song of Solomon, The Bluest Eye?(A)(B)(C)(D)Jamaica KincaidAlice WalkerGwendolyn BrooksToni Morrison
Q5.The Mirror and the Lamp is a study of(A)(B)(C)(D)Q6.They represent Tamil voices in Sri Lankan fiction.They are set against the Sri Lankan civil war.The thematise anticolonial uprisings in Sri Lanka.They count as progressive Sinhala fiction that narrate stories of youthinsurrections.The treatise on 'dhvani' in aesthetic theory by Anandavardhana titled Dhvanyaloka isusually published along with the famous commentary on this text by the Shaivaphilosopher from Kashmir,.(A)(B)(C)(D)Q8.the Renaissancethe ReformationRomanticismModernismWhat is common among to the following: When Memory Dies,, FunnyBoy, A Story of Brief Marriage, Gorilla, Atawaka Putthu (Half Moon riAbhinavaguptaWhich of the following statements is NOT true about Don Quixote?(A)(B)(C)(D)The novel is about what happens when romantic idealism clashes with the realworld.Many of Don QuixoteSocial class in the novel is rarely an impediment to what a character trulywants.Don Quixote is often taken to be the founding moment of the European novel.
Q9.Which of the following is NOT based upon the Mahabharata?(A)(B)(C)(D)Yayati by Girish KarnadThe Great Indian Novel by Shashi TharoorThe Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Bannerjee DivakuraniThe Difficulty of Being Good: On the Subtle Art of Dharma by GurucharanDasQ10. In which of the following pairs of poems does Milton celebrate the classical goddessesMirth and Melancholy each with their specific attributes in a poetic style reminiscentof both Italian verse and Elizabethan and Jacobean poetry?(A)(B)(C)(D)Q11.Season of Migration tothe North refers to.(A) migratory birds in Sudan(B)(C) the fraught nature of the colonial condition, especially in terms of itspathologies(D) Islamism in parts of AfricaQ12. In an essay assessing the political career of a famous public figure, the followingwords were written as a conclusion by a well-known essayist and novelist of the 20thfigures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behessayist and on whose political career was this essay written?(A)(B)(C)(D)Graham Greene on John F. KennedySomerset Maugham on Charles de GaulleGeorge Orwell on Mohandas GandhiE. M. Forster on Winston Churchill
Q13. to Q 22. are MCQ type, where only one answer is correct. Each question carriestwo marks.Q13.really an alien language to us. It is the language of our intellectual make-up, likeSanskrit or Persian was before, but not of our emotional make-up. We are allinstinctively bilingual, many of us writing in our own language and in English. We(A)(B) Kanthapura(C)(D) Swami and FriendsQ14. Identify the novel whose preface begins with the following words:The world is so taken up of late with novels and romances, that it willbe hard for a private history to be taken for genuine, where the names andother circumstances of the person are concealed, and on this account we mustbe content to leave the reader to pass his own opinion upon the ensuing sheet,and take it just as he pleases.The author is here supposed to be writing her own history, and in thevery beginning of her account she gives the reasons why she thinks fit toconceal her true name, after which there is no occasion to say any more aboutthat.(A)(B)(C)(D)Moll FlandersClarissaCharlotte Perkins Gilman, What Diantha DidMary Baron
Q15. Match the two columns(A)(B)(C)(D)i. Audience centrica. New Criticismii. Author centricb. Romanticismiii. World centricc. Reader response Theoryiv. Text centricd. Historicismi-d, ii-b, iii-a, iv-ci-b, ii-c, iii-d, iv-ai-c, ii-b, iii-d, iv-ai-c, ii-a, iii-b, iv-cQ16. Literary canons in India's regional languages, primarily forged in the colonial period,took as their point of departure the premodern corpus of bhakti. The word 'premodern'in this context directs us to the.(A)(B)(C)(D)medieval epoch during which Muslim dynasties ruledthe time before 1858 when the Crown formally assumed rule of Indiapersistence of idioms from the Indo-Islamic millennium in Indian modernityoblivion of idioms from the Indo-Islamic millennium in Indian modernityQ17.Mimesisunderscores(A)(B)(C)(D).how the West invented the idea of realism and made it the dominant generic mode ofrepresentation from the nineteenth century onwardshow mankind has been harried by, and has therefore meditated on, reality since thebeginning of timehow the reality of present experience (the experience of the present) as a figure of thefuture has been an integral aspect of its literary tradition since ancient timeshow Western realism is different from non-Western realism
Q18.magnitude, complete in itself; in language with pleasurable accessories, each kindbrought in separately in the parts of the work; in; withincidents arousing pity and fear, wherewith to accomplish its catharsis of suchFill in the blanks in this definition of tragedy offered Aristotle, taken from the IngramBywater translation of Poetics.(A)(B)(C)(D)a narrative, not in a poetic forma dramatic, not in a narrative forma poetic, not in a dramatic forma dramatic, not in a poetic formQ19.suspicion) and about whom?(A)(B)(C)(D)Q20.Tristan Todorov, about Nietzsche, Freud and SchopenhauerPaul Ricoeur, about Nietzsche, Freud and MarxRoland Barthes, about Althusser, Derrida and LacanLouis Althusser, about Derrida, Marx and FreudThe Enigma of Arrival, the first-person narrator as newlyarrived in the English countryside tries to re-imagine the English landscape from thepoint of view of an ex-colonial. What the novel does in this is to.(A)fascination for the ex-colonial(B)(C)(D)suggest that Trinidad and England represent two different kinds of landscapes,so incommensurable that they cannot be compared
Q21.metaphors drawn from the annual hunt that is a high point of the Oraon calendar.this story is to.(A)(B)(C)(D)narrate how the bloodthirstiness of the hunt can be used by this Oraon woman to defendherselfshow how the idea of power can be handed down as a gift ancestrally in the annualbility to turn the tables against the predatorcelebrate the traditions of the indigenous people of IndiaNone of the other optionsQ22.implication is that(A)(B)(C)(D).translation is a heuristic processwords and phrases are to be understood as lexical vestibules opening out intoother languages and not exact equivalentsgenuine comparative literature is an impossibilitythe richer the text is in one language, the more impossible it is to translate it:such texts should be left untranslated
Q23. to Q30. are MSQ type, where one or more answers are correct. Each questioncarries one mark.Q23.In an AntiqueLand?(A)(B)(C)(D)It is a multi-generic book.It is a work of history in the guise of a traveller's tale.shares with Egypt.It is a history of early Pharaonic EgyptQ24.Irish can do is offer up their children for the English to feed on. The rhetoric the essaydeploys or the area of writing in which Swift excelled is/are.(A)(B)(C)(D)satireinnuendoironydouble entendreQ25. Which of the following is/are written by M. G. Vassanji?(A)(B)(C)(D)Uhuru StreetThe In-Between World of Vikram LallSuch a Long JourneyCereus Blooms at NightQ26. The following Arun Kolatkar, Adil Jussawala, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, NamdeoDhasal, Dom Moraes, Eunice de Souza all.(A)(B)(C)(D)wrote poetry primarily in the English languagewere editors at The Bombay Literary Review in different points in historywere founding members of the art and craft scene of Bombay in the 1960s
Q27. Which of the following is/are true of the Gutenberg Bible?(A)(B)(C)(D)Q28.It is the first ever printed book in the world.It is printed using mass-produced movable metal type.It was printed in 1550s by Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz, in present-dayGermany.It is an edition of the Latin Vulgate.employs the banana motif throughout, to showwhich of the following?(A) The repetitiveness and futility of human goals(B)(C)(D)of a bananaQ29. The Hunter Commission of 1882 was presided by Sir William Hunter and wasappointed by Lord Ripon, the then viceroy of India. With which among the followingwas the commission tasked with?(A)(B)(C)(D)To set up colleges for women in three presidenciesTo consider different aspects of education in India, paying particular attention toprimary education.To design English literature curriculum for the nativesQ30.The Principles of Psychology cast an influence on whichof the following?(A)(B)(C)(D)The RainbowThe Sound and FuryUlyssesMrs. Dalloway
Q31. to Q40. are MSQ type, where one or more answers are correct. Each questioncarries two marks.Q31.Pride and Prejudice?(A)Cecilia.(B)(C)(D)Q32.Titus Andronicus are sometimes described astragic-comic. This play is marked by its embrace of a visceral kind of violence,especially when it is directed against the female protagonist of the play. What is/areplausible argument/s to explain the intermingling of violence and the comic in theplay?(A)(B)(C)(D)Q33.Tom Jones.The novel reflects on the assumptions of the conduct book tradition popular ineighteenth-century EnglandPride and Prejudice, published in 1813 in 3 volumes, was the first novel to bepublished with Jane Austen named as the authorIt brings out the banality of gendered violence.It diminishes the seriousness of sexual violence and its impact on theaudience.It brings out an element of the tragic that was not as yet attained in the betterHamlet.f popular theatre,especially the violent and bloody revenge plays that remained popular allthrough the 16th centuryBlack Skin, White Masks discusses.(A) the failure of the Algerian anti-colonial movement-Black racism in Martinique as a child and(B)later with the Free French forces during the Second World War(C) The tortured relation between a defeatist sense of blackness and whitenessenvy.(D) how the native in colonial conditions harbors the deepest desire to master thelanguage of the coloniser, as proof of his worth.
Q34. Which of the following statement/s are true of Christopher Marlowe?(A) Marlowe was one of the most well-known of Elizabethan playwrights and isknown to have significantly influenced William Shakespeare(B)was dedicated to Elizabeth I.(C) Marlowe is best known for his play The Spanish Tragedy.(D) Marlowe was one of the earliest writers to make innovative use of the blankverse.Q35. Which of the following, according to Sharan Kumar Limbale, is/are congruent to Dalitaesthetics?(A)(B)(C)(D)The anger and distress Dalits experience should be expressed.Works should evoke sympathy for Dalit individualsAnumana (speculation) and anubhava (experience) should both be usedLinguistic experiments, especially ungrammatical formulations should beembracedQ36.(title of the English translation: The River ChurningDayIce-Candy Man focus?(A)(B)(C)(D)Epar Ganga, Opar GangaClear Light ofWomen as citizens and refugees in postcolonial South AsiaThe post-partition spin-offs in newly independent nation states in India andPakistanThe idea of nationalism as a patriotic ideal-making
Q37.the following way:king Cambyses, Cambyses was bent on humbling his prisoner. He gave orders toplace Psammenitus on the road along which the Persian triumphal procession was topass. And he further arranged that the prisoner should see his daughter pass by as amaid going to the well with her pitcher. While all the Egyptians were lamenting andbewailing this spectacle, Psammenitus stood alone, mute and motionless, his eyesfixed on the ground; and when presently he saw his son, who was being taken along inthe procession to be executed, he likewise remained unmoved. But when afterwardshe recognized one of his servants, an old, impoverished man, in the ranks of theprisoners, he beat his fists against his head and gave all the signs of deepest mourning.From this story it may be seen what the nature of true storytelling is. [.] It resemblesthe seeds of grain which have lain for centuries in the chambers of the pyramids shutup airFrom this passage we may conclude that.(A)(B)(C)(D)stories and lore are incommunicablethe sapiential (the link to traditions of wisdom) has always had a tie tostorytelling.some stories are universal and capture universal emotions, one of which isstories harbour links to arcana and storytelling can help retrieve ancientsecrets retained in them
Q38. Read the poem and answer the question below. Note that two other questions in thissection are based on the same poem, but they may not appear in sequence.Song for RefugeesBy Philip Metres (2019)After Mohamad Zatari*Ooze, oud. Ease hearts whose eyes sink low.Be hourglass in the pillaged O .Be wells none see. Unstoppered tears,O oud, we gather in your bowl.O ladle of ores, scoop ink herenow seeping from the foreigner,be sighs, O oud, and cloven achesin the dark of millions of ears.Be gift for famished wails and wakesto lacks and flares and tented stakes,the lonely outer sounds of sleeveseating wind and drowning faces.keep,and miles of ghosts before their sleep.And miles of ghosts beneath our sleep.[*Mohamad Zatari is an Arab classical musician: composer and soloist, he playsthe Oud, a short-neck, pear-shaped, lute-type stringed instrument.]Which of the following is/are correct for the poem?(A)(B)(C)(D)It is in the form of a SonnetIt deploys alliteration as well as assonanceIt alludes to a canonical American poemIt follows a rhyme scheme of aabc, bbbb, dded, eggg
Q39. Read the poem and answer the question below. Note that two other questions in thissection are based on the same poem, but they may not appear in sequence.Song for RefugeesBy Philip Metres (2019)After Mohamad Zatari*Ooze, oud. Ease hearts whose eyes sink low.Be hourglass in the pillaged O .Be wells none see. Unstoppered tears,O oud, we gather in your bowl.O ladle of ores, scoop ink herenow seeping from the foreigner,be sighs, O oud, and cloven achesin the dark of millions of ears.Be gift for famished wails and wakesto lacks and flares and tented stakes,the lonely outer sounds of sleeveseating wind and drowning faces.and miles of ghosts before their sleep.And miles of ghosts beneath our sleep.[*Mohamad Zatari is an Arab classical musician: composer and soloist, he playsthe Oud, a short-neck, pear-shaped, lute-type stringed instrument.]Which of the following images is/are associated with the refugees in thepoem?(A)(B)(C)(D)hearts whose eyes sink lowlonely outer sounds of sleevesmiles of ghosts before their sleepwells none see
Q40. Read the poem and answer the question below. Note that two other questions in thissection are based on the same poem, but they may not appear in sequence.Song for RefugeesBy Philip Metres (2019)After Mohamad Zatari*Ooze, oud. Ease hearts whose eyes sink low.Be hourglass in the pillaged O .Be wells none see. Unstoppered tears,O oud, we gather in your bowl.O ladle of ores, scoop ink herenow seeping from the foreigner,be sighs, O oud, and cloven achesin the dark of millions of ears.Be gift for famished wails and wakesto lacks and flares and tented stakes,the lonely outer sounds of sleeveseating wind and drowning faces.lovely ark that leaksand miles of ghosts before their sleep.And miles of ghosts beneath our sleep.[*Mohamad Zatari is an Arab classical musician: composer and soloist, he playsthe Oud, a short-neck, pear-shaped, lute-type stringed instrument.]Which of the following can be observed in the poem?(A)(B)(C)(D)All stanzas are addressed to the oud.The oud is a metaphor for the refugees.Refugees stand in the poem for universal human suffering.END of Paper XH-C2
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