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  1. B) distortions inherent in the rhetoricity of language
  2. B) (a) and (c)
  3. D) A reader who emboides all those predispositions necessary for a literary work to exercise its effect
  4. D) New Historicism
  5. C) Tend to view history as literature’s background
  6. C) Presentism does not contextualize cultural production in the same way or make use of the theorists that New Historicism does
  7. D) “literature” encompasses all cultural artifacts and all the values, power relations, and ways of seeing reflected in those artifacts; there is nothing outside of the “text” broadly conceived
  8. C) Greenblatt, Montrose, Goldberg
  9. D) historicism
  10. D) Post-structural recovery of authorial intent
  11. B) Cleanth Brooks
  12. D) Northrop Frye
  13. C) The ways in which the subjects of an ideology are placed in false positions of knowledge regarding themselves
  14. B. II and III
  15. B) Raymond Williams
  16. C) “Typological Criticism :
  17. B) (R) does not follow logically from (A)
  18. C) New Criticism
  19. C) Greenblatt, Montrose, Goldberg
  20. D) Allen Tate
  21. C) (b) and (c)
  22. D) Claude Levi-Strauss
  23. C) Locating the meaning of a literary work in the internal relations of the language that constitute a text
  24. D. Autotelic
  25. C) Terry Eagleton     – Psychological Criticism
  26. A) (A) makes complete sense in the light of (R)
  27. C) Lacan’s concept of the gaze
  28. C) I and III are correct
  29. C) I and IV
  30. C) both gender and class differences
  31. C) both class and gender
  32. B) Feminist literary critics offer a criticism of the construction of gender
  33. C) (a) and (d)
  34. C) II and III
  35. C) The Second Sex – Thinking About Women – Sexual Politics – The Prisoner of Sex
  36. B) The unconscious- langue- heresy of paraphrase- difference
  37. B) Ernst Mandel
  38. C) Rabelais and his world
  39. B) A harking back to the past
  40. B) James Joyce
  41. B) Jacques Lacan
  42. B) Unconscious
  43. A) Lacan
  44. B) decoratively apply the names and terminology of recent critical theories without employing the methodology
  45. C) Structuralism and Semiotics
  46. C) Meaning is generated through relationships in a system of signs
  47. A) new interpretations of literary works
  48. D) Roland Barthes
  49. D) Every sign refers to every other sign adequately
  50. D. construction of history
  51. B) Northrop Frye
  52. D) Sumit Sarkar
  53. B) Both (A) and (R) are correct
  54. D. Postcolonial criticism
  55. B. 1910 – 1930
  56. C) Discipline and Punish
  57. A) I and IV are correct
  58. A) The Neoclassical Critics
  59. A) (a) and (c)
  60. A) I and IV
  61. A. conditioning
  62. C) II and III
  63. D. Women as writers
  64. C. Elaine Showalter
  65. A) Every theory poses different questions and, therefore, what counts as ‘fact’ and ‘truth’ differs in every case
  66. B) The Uncanny
  67. B) Habitus (Pierre Bourdieu), Flaneur (Walter Benjamin), Chora (Julia Kristeva), Simulacrum / Simulacra (Jean Baudrillard), the Subaltern (Gayatri C. Spivak) Metahistory (Hayden White), Polyphony (Mikhael Bakhtin), Hegemony (Antonio Gramsci)
  68. B) New Criticism, Structuralism, Deconstruction, Reader Response
  69. C) Second Space perspective is concerned with the fundamentally materialist approach
  70. A) Structuralism, Deconstruction, Reader-Response, New Historicism
  71. A) 3 1 4 2
  72. C) (a)-(iii), (b)-(iv), (c)-(ii), (d)-(i)
  73. A) (a)-(iii), (b)-(iv), (c)-(i), (d)-(ii)
  74. A) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iv), (d)-(iii)
  75. B) The unconscious- langue- heresy of paraphrase- difference
  76. A) The Well-wrought Urn, The Verbal Icon, Theory of Literature, Literary Theory : An Introduction
  77. B) (a) – (iii), (b) – (i), (c) – (iv), (d) – (ii)
  78. C) Third Space – Edward Soja Hybridity – Homi Bhabha Reception aesthetics –  Wolfgang Iser Langue – Ferdinand de Saussure
  79. C) Second Space perspective is concerned with the fundamentally materialist approach
  80. B) Derrida ………. Deconstruction
  81. C) Roman Jakobson
  82. A) (a) – (iii), (b) – (iv), (c) – (i), (d) – (ii)
  83. C) Grouping of words in a sentence
  84. D) Pragmatics
  85. C) are spelt similarly but have different meanings
  86. C) III I IV II

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