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EEG-VI (UT-25)

EEG-VI (UT-25)

Bachelors Programme

(e)

B. D. P.

Critically explore the role of the white


hunter in Hemingways story, The Short

Term End Examination December, 2013 & June, 2014


Elective Course

Happy Life of Francis Macomber.

ENGLISH

(f)

( Sixth Paper : Literature in the Modern World )


Time : Four Hours

Full Marks : 100

Justify the title of Virginia Woolfs novel, To


the Lighthouse.

( Weightage of Marks : 70% )


Special credit will be given for accuracy and relevance
in the answer. Marks will be deducted for incorrect
spelling, untidy work and illegible handwriting.
The weightage for each question has been
indicated in the margin.

2.

Answer any three of the following :


(a)

Answer any two of the following :


(a)

20 2 = 40

Write a critical account of Modernist poetry

Attempt

critical

(c)

appreciation

the two stories prescribed in your syllabus.

of
(d)

Would

you

agree

with

the

view

that

Greenes novel, A Gun for Sale, unsettles

special emphasis on its imagery.

the

Would you agree with the view that Sylvia

with reference to her poem Daddy.

simplistic

morality

of

the

usual

thriller ? Justify your answer with reference

Plath is a confessional poet ? Discuss

(d)

Justify R. K. Narayans creation of Malgudi


as the locale for his stories with reference to

W. H. Audens poem On This Island with

(c)

Briefly discuss the significance of Mauryas


character in Synges Riders to the Sea.

of the early Twentieth Century.


(b)

Write a critical note on T. S. Eliots poem,


Marina.

(b)
1.

12 3 = 36

to the text.
(e)

Discuss Bernard Shaws wit and humour

Explore Mother Courage as an example of

with reference to The Dark Lady of the

Brechts epic theatre.

Sonnets.

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Discuss briefly the poetry of World War I

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world in his poem, Snow.

Critically appreciate W. B. Yeats poem, An


(g)

Acre of Grass.
(h)

Consider

Seamus

Heaneys

come to the poets mind when he stops.


(h)

the role of the poet in society.


Answer any four of the following :
(a)

6 4 = 24

Write a brief note on the character of Lily

Yet stop I did : in fact I often do


Write a short note on the thoughts that

poem

Exposure as a poem of introspection on

3.

Describe one example that Louis MacNeice


gives of the incorrigible plurality of the

with reference to at least two poets.


(g)

Write a short note on any one :


i)

The Irish Dramatic Movement

ii)

The

Comment on the significance of Selvis


refusal to return to Mohans palatial house.

(c)

Write

short

explanation

of

Brechts

concept of the Alienation Effect.


(d)

When their precious law and order falls


apart, the cities burn, the centre cannot
hold... Explain the context in which these
lines

occur,

and

comment

upon

their

significance.
(e)

Describe the setting of T. S. Eliots poem,


Preludes.

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Psychological

twentieth century.

Briscoe in Woolfs novel.


(b)

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Novel

in

early