Friday, 12 December 2014

PAST PAPER - LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AROUND THE WORLD 2012

12. YEAR 2012
Attempt any FOUR questions. You have to attempt at least ONE question from each section. All questions carry equal marks. 
SECTION I - DRAMA
1. Discuss some of the thematic concerns of the play The House of Bernard Alba by Lorca.
2. What is the significance of Owen in the play Translations by Friel.
SECTION II - NOVEL
3. Discuss the symbolic significance of 'The Snake River' in the novel The River Between by Nguigi.
4. Prisoner Shukov and Fetyukov are very different from each other. Why do you think the author (Solzhenitsyn) sets them as contrasting characters in the novel One Day in the life of Ivan Denisovitch. Discuss.
SECTION III - POETRY
5. Critically examine ONE of the following poems:
(a) A Far Cry from Africa by Derek Walcott
(b) Mango Seedling by Chinua Achebe
6. Discuss the major thematic concerns in Nissim Ezekiel's poem Night of the Scorpion.
7. Compare and contrast Zulfiqar Ghose's A Memory of Asia and Shirley Lim's Monsoon History. 

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