1- Which of the following statements about the dramatic term 'farce' is not correct?
 
 
 
 
2- The New England movement called 'transcendentalism' ---------------------.
 
 
 
 
3- The term 'boulevard drama' us applied to the French theatre -------------------.
 
 
 
 
4- All the following statements about ‘concrete poetry’ are correct except that -----------------.
 
 
 
 
5- Art historians have generally agreed to regard the 'Baroque' as the --------------------- Renaissance style with its center in ------------------ and its quintessential representative in -------------------.
 
 
 
 
6- The German term ‘angst’ was best used by ------------------ to denote a state of anguish that we feel as we are confronted by the burden of our freedom and the accompanying responsibility to impose values and meanings on an absurd universe.
 
 
 
 
7- All the following are examples of a ‘problem play’ except --------------------.
 
 
 
 
8- The term ‘hagiography’ -----------------------.
 
 
 
 
9- Which of the following statements about ‘macaronic verse’ is not correct?
 
 
 
 
10- As a very common figure of speech ‘ploce’ or ‘ploche’ has its opposite in -------------------.
 
 
 
 
11- 'Spasmodic School', a title applied mockingly by the Scottish poet and critic W. E. Aytoun in 1854, does not particularly relate to ----------------------.
 
 
 
 
12- The term ‘troubadour’ refers to ------------------.
 
 
 
 
13- In Umberto Eco’s aesthetics, the work of art -------------------.
 
 
 
 
14- Which of the following about the ‘materialist critical discourse’ is not generally correct?
 
 
 
 
15- Which of the following about the Bulgarian-French theorist Julia Kristeva (b. 19-41) / her work/ thought is not correct?
 
 
 
 
16- The leading proponent of New Historicism, Stephen Greenblatt, became y key figure in the shift from -------------------- in U.S. English departments in the 1980s and 1990s. Inspired mainly by ---------------- groundbreaking work, the New Historicists see the literary work as a vessel tossed in a social sea of competing interests, antagonistic values, and contradictions.
 
 
 
 
17- The American critic -------------------- maintains in his work that contemporary approaches to literature within English departments have undermined ‘the power of language to connect us with the world,’ and recommends a novel and subsequently influential method for bringing coherence to what he sees as an increasingly disjointed curriculum, a method he calls -----------------.
 
 
 
 
18- ‘Critic/ theorist: work’ match in ------------------.
 
 
 
 
19- In his seminal essay ‘The Commitment to Theory’, the Indian-American theorist Homi K. Bhabha (b. 1949) defines ‘hybridity’ as what ------------------------ which emerges from a ---------------------.
 
 
 
 
20- The African American critic / theorist W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) would -------------------.
 
 
 
 
21- The correct order of the following Middle Ages events is --------------------.
 
 
 
 
22- Which of the fallowing about Beowulf, the oldest of the great long poems written in English, is not correct?
 
 
 
 
23- The Renaissance figure Arthur Golding (1536-1605) -------------------.
 
 
 
 
24- Which of the following about Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene (published 1590 to 1596) is not correct?
 
 
 
 
25- Which of the following about the Welsh poet Henry Vaughan (1621-1695) is correct?
 
 
 
 
26- ‘Author: work’ match in -------------------.
 
 
 
 
27- Which of the following essay openings is not by Joseph Addison (1672-1719) or Richard Steele (1672-1 729)?
 
 
 
 
28- Which of the following is the correct order of publication for the following Romantic era landmark works?
 
 
 
 
29- Which of the following about the Romantic era essayist Charles Lamb (1775-1814) is not correct?
 
 
 
 
30- ‘Thomas Carlyle work: description’ is not correct in -----------------.
 
 
 
 
31- The English philosopher and essayist John Stuart Mill (1806-1 873) --------------------.
 
 
 
 
32- Which of the following about the 1840s and 1850s Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is not correct?
 
 
 
 
33- ‘Late Victorian figure: description’ match in ------------------.
 
 
 
 
34- Which of the following about the English novelist Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) is not correct?
 
 
 
 
35- Samuel Beckett’s Murphy (1938) --------------------.
 
 
 
 
36- The Irish poet Louis MacNeice (1907-1963) --------------------.
 
 
 
 
37- ‘Writer / work with a World War II backdrop’ do not match in -------------------.
 
 
 
 
38- The poet Louise Bennett would ------------------.
 
 
 
 
39- Which of the following works hybridizes African oral traditions with European literary paradigms and fuses African rhetoric, myth, and ritual with the verbal extravagance of Elizabethan and Jacobean theater?
 
 
 
 
40- ‘Doris Lessing novel: description’ do not match in -------------------.
 
 
 
 
41- All the following about Charles Dickens's Bleak House (1852-53) are correct except that ----------------.
 
 
 
 
42- ‘Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer (1867) character: description’ do not match in -------------.
 
 
 
 
43- Which of the following about Toni Morrison’s beloved (1987) is not correct?
 
 
 
 
44- Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932) opens in the year 2495 ------------------.
 
 
 
 
45- Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea (1952) -------------------.
 
 
 
 
46- Which of the following sets of characters belongs to E. L. Doctorow’s Ragtime (1975)?
 
 
 
 
47- Which of the following about James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as Young Man (1916) is not / least correct?
 
 
 
 
48- John Steinbeck's The Crapes of Wrath (1939) follows the trials and tribulations of the ------------------- family as they leave the dust bowl of ------------------ for a better life in -----------------.
 
 
 
 
49- Which of the following descriptions matches the character ‘Anse Bundren’ in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying (1930)?
 
 
 
 
50- Which of the following excerpts opens a ‘holy sonnet’ by John Donne (1572-1631)?
 
 
 
 
51- ‘Poet: poem’ do not match in -------------------.
 
 
 
 
52- Which of the following does not open a poem by Alexander Pope (1688-1744)?
 
 
 
 
53- The correct order of the appearance of poems by William Wordsworth (1770-1850) is --------------------.
 
 
 
 
54- Which of the following poem openings is by the Imagist Poet T. E. Hulme?
 
 
 
 
55- Which of the following about William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is not correct?
 
 
 
 
56- Which of the follow does not close a poem by T. S. Eliot (I888-1965)?
 
 
 
 
57- Which of the following sets of characters is entirely made of characters from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (c. 1594-95)?
 
 
 
 
58- ‘Character / description’ in George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren’s Profession (first performed in London in 1902) do not match in --------------------.
 
 
 
 
59- John Osborne's Inadmissible Evidence (1964) ----------------------.
 
 
 
 
60- Playwright / play do not match in ------------------.
 
 
 
 

 

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