19 May 2020

Important Questions on Cultural Studies in English Literature

English Literature Important Objective Questions & Answers on Cultural Studies

English Literature >> Important Questions >> Cultural Studies Questions with Answers
Learn important objective type multiple choice question answers on Cultural Studies in English Literature for UGC NET/STET/HTET/TGT/PGT English and other competitive exams. Candidates who are appearing in STET/UGC NET English objective written exam can use these English Literature Question-Answers as Cultural Study Notes and English Literature Study Material.

See important question answers on Cultural Studies unit of UGC NET English Literature for all competitive objective type written exams.

 English Literature Important Questions – Cultural Studies 

1.’Jindiworobok’ is a movement related to – Australian Literature.

2. ‘Fourth World Literature’ refers to - the works of native people living in a land that has been taken over by non-Natives.

3. A text which draws attention to its artifice, to the ways in which it is structured, is called – writerly text.

4. ‘New Accents’ was launched by Methuen in – 1977.

5. Audre Lorde’s autobiography ‘Zami : A New Spelling of My Name’ started a new genre – biomythography.

6. Bapsi Sidhwa’s novel, ‘Cracking India’ is originally published as – ‘Ice Candy Man’

7. Deepa Mehta’s film, ‘Water’ is based on – Bapsi Sidhwa’s novel, ‘Water : A Novel’.

8. ‘Sita Speak’, a hard-hitting poem was written by – Bina Aggarwal.

9. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ deals with – the Biafran War.

10. Chinua Achebe’s novel ‘Things Fall Apart’ is a critique of – British colonialism.

11. Jacques Derrida’s ‘Of Grammatology’ was translated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and introduced by – Judith Butler.

12. Ecofeminism is especially associated with – Canadian Literature.

13. Edward Said talks about two different types of Orientalism –Latent and Manifest.

14. Elaine Showalter’s ‘A Literature of Their Own’ contains a lengthy chapter on – Virginia Woolf.

15. The term ‘epistemology’ was introduced by – James Federick Ferrier (Scottish philosopher).

16. Girish Karnard’s play, ‘Hayavadana’ is based on – Thomas Maan’s novella, “Transposed Heads : A Legend of India’.

17. Gynocriticism focuses on women as writers. It was introduced by – Ealaine Showalter in her critical essay, ‘Towards a Famine Poetics’.

18. Hybrid terms like ‘sext’ and ‘chaosmos’ are used in – ‘The Laugh of the Medusa’ written by Helene Cixous.

19. Four kinds of meanings in ‘Practical Criticism’ are – Sense, Feeling, Tone and Intention.

20. J. M. Coetzee’s novel, ‘Foe’ is – postmodern retelling of Daniel Defoe’s novel, ‘Robinson Crusoe’.
21. Margaret Atwood described her novel, 'The Edible Woman' as - Protofeminist.

22. The theory of Arctetype in literary criticism was first employed by - Maud Bodkin.

23. Naturalism is also called - Photographic realism.

24. Ngugi wa Thiongio's first novel, 'Weep Not, Child' has been hailed as - the 'first East African Novel in English'.

25. Royal Tyler's novel, 'The Algerian Captive' is deemed as - a first American novel to deal with the Black and the White encounter.

26. Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar's 'The Madwoman in the Attic' draw their title from - Charlotte Bronte's novel, 'Jane Eyre'.

27. The earliest tract on feminism is  - Mary Wollstonecraft's treatise, 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman'.

28. Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man' is one of the finest examples of - coming-of-age novel.

29. The term 'womanism' was first used by - Alice Walker in her essay, 'In Search of Our Mothers' Garden : Womanist Prose'.

30. William Empson's 'Seven Types of Ambiguity' is an analysis of - poetic ambivalence.

Note : This list of question answers will be updated at regular intervals, so stay tuned with us and visit this page regularly.

>> English Literature Most Important Questions with Answers

Check Books on English Literature for Competitive Exams

Check your knowledge : English Literature Practice Test MCQs & English Literature Practice Sets

See Multiple Choice Questions :


Post a Comment

English Literature Practice Test Questions with Answers (MCQs)

English Literature Multiple Choice Questions with Answers >> English Literature Practice Test Questions and Answers >> Englis...