Thursday, 11 December 2014

PAST PAPER - LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AROUND THE WORLD 2007

4. YEAR 2007
Attempt any FOUR questions. You have to attempt at least ONE question from each section. All questions carry equal marks. 
SECTION I - DRAMA
1. With close reference to the text discuss the main thematic in the play Translation by Brain Friel.
2. Critically evaluate the female characters and their characterization in Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba.
SECTION II - NOVEL
3. Solzhenitsyn's novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch is a good example of social Realism. Discuss.
4. Justify the implications of the title of Ngugi's novel The River Between.
SECTION III - POETRY
5. Critically evaluate one of the following poems:
The Stone Chat by Taufiq Rafat, The Humble Administrators' Gooden by Virkram Seth.
6. Discuss how the imagery used evokes a strong sense of place in the poem The Country at any Shoulder by Moniza Alvi.
7. Write a note on the major thematic concerns and style of Across India: February 1952.

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