10000 MCQ /questions on English literature questions answers
Who has called Othello as 'most romantic of all of Shakespeare's heroes'?
Alfred de Vigny
A. C. Bradley
F. R. Leavis
When the soft palate is lowered the air escapes through the.....
The soft palate is also called.....
..... had an art of revealing the innermost soul of his characters without doing violence to his narratives.
Jane Eyre was published in-
When did John Milton die?
9 December 1670
22 June 1675
14 February 1669
8 November 1674
Which of the following is not a literary device used for aesthetic effect in poetry?
Which of the following poets does Milton emulate?
Both Virgil and Homer
Neither Virgil or Homer
W. B. Yeats received the Nobel Prize for literature in the year?
Which of the following is not a characteristic feature of the Modern Age?
Spread of education
Literature of social purpose
Dominance of the novel
The new morality
Staying alive was a difficult task for Elizabethans. Disease, infection, poverty, childbirth, and occupational accidents could all result in one's untimely demise. Most people never reached the age of fifty. When an Elizabethan died, intricate rituals were followed. What was NOT a funeral custom?
Tolling of church bells
What is common amongst Cardinal Newman, John Keble, Henry Newman and Stanley?
They were all associated with Pre-Raphaelite School
They were all associated with the Oxford Movement
They were all poets
They were all atheists
Preface to the Plays of Shakespeare is written by
None of the above
'Tintern Abbey' was written in.....
No mate no..... Lucy knew
None of the above
Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes are:
Husband and wife
Brother and Sister
Father and daughter
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the lyric?
It is a very long poem
It is a musical poem
It is a subjective poem
It deals with a single emotion
The speaker of 'I wandered lonely as a cloud' saw.....
Question 18 Explanation:
The speaker of 'I wandered lonely as a cloud' saw golden daffodils.
Paul David and Pip are the three notable descriptions of sensitive, nervous childhood in the works of:
Which 18th century author is famous for his use of the heroic couplet?
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