Short Questions and Answers of ‘Literary forms and movements’

What is a round character?
A round character is a complex and dynamic. In this character improvement and change occurs during the course of work .

What is a soliloquy?
Soliloquy is a device use in drama in which a character speaks to himself or herself (thinking loud) by showing his feelings or thoughts to audience.

What is a Shakespearian sonnet?
Shakespearian sonnet consists of three quatrains and final couplet, written in iambic pentameter and having rhyme scheme abab cdcd efef gg.

What is a Lyric?
Lyric is a short poem in which poet’s own feelings and emotions are expressed normally having musical quality to sing.

What is the difference between metaphor and simile?
A figurative comparison between two things by using the word “like” or “as” is a simile and direct figurative comparison without “like or as” is a metaphor. “Her cheeks like rose” is a simile and “all the world is a stage” is a metaphor.
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Short Questions and Answers of Study Skills

What are Mnemonics?
Mnemonics is a device or procedure used to improve memory. In Mnemonics Acronyms and Acrostics are used.

Define Brainstorming?
Brainstorming is a technique used to collect different ideas. A group of peoples think on a problem and each member contribute his idea.

What is active learning?
Active learning is a teaching approach in which students involve themselves in activities like reading, discussion, writing and problem solving etc.

What is SQ3R?
SQ3R is a reading method and stands for survey, question, read, recite and review.

What are the most important dictionary skills?
The most important dictionary skills are alphabetically arrangement of words, guide words and dictionary entry reading.
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Short Questions and Answers of “Gulliver’s Travels” by Swift

Note: Gulliver’s Travels Questions Answers is a collection of important questions in examination point of view.

What is the symbolic significance of Lilliput?

Lilliput is symbolized the political, religious and social affairs of England. Small size signifies low morality, high-heels and low-heels signify the Whigs and Tories and big-endian and little-endian signify Catholic and Protestant etc.

How do the Lilliputians treat Gulliver when they first encounter him?

They fasten him in strings and put him on a cart which driven by thousands of miniature horses.

What is the significance of size in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’?

In ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ the small size signifies the low morality as selfish, vain, petty etc.(Lilliputian) and the big size signifies the high morality like noble, good, peaceful etc.(Brobdignagian).

Who is Gulliver?

Gulliver is the protagonist of the ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ and narrator of the story. He belongs to middle-class family in Nottingham shire, England. He is intelligent and well educated.

Who are Lilliputians?

The Lilliputians are inhabitants of the island where Gulliver reached after his ship wrecked in the sea. They are six inches in height. They are ruled by an Emperor. They are selfish, vicious, morally corrupt, deceitful and jealous, filled with greed and ingratitude.
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