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Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University

Rawatbhata Road, Kota (Raj.)


Post Graduate Degree
Programme
M.A.(Final) English
Session :2016-2017

Home Assignment for Internal Evaluation

MAEG-05 to MAEG-11
Department of English
Submit 45 days before your Term-end examination
M.A.English Programme (Final)
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Principles of Criticism
Paper MAEG-05
Max Marks: 20
Note: The Internal Assignment has been divided into three sections A, B, and C.
Write Answer as per the given instruction.
Section A (Very Short Answer Type Questions)
Note: Answer all questions. As per the nature of the question you delimit
your answer in one word, one sentence or maximum up to 30 words. Each
question carries 1mark. 4x1=04

Q1.

i. When was Natyashastra written?


ii. Poetics is a critical study of
iii. Name the feminist writer who introduced feminism.
iv. When and where was Arnold born?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)


Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 100
words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2x4=08

Q 2. Throw light on Aristotles views on tragedy and plot construction.

Q 3. Discuss Eliots ambiguity and relate it to Tradition and individual talent.

Q 4. Throw light on Rushdie style through his writings.

Q 5. What are the major defects of Shakespeare as pointed out by Johnson.

Section C (Long Answer Questions)

Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer
maximum up to 500 words. Each question carries 08 marks.
Q 6. Elucidate the meaning and also the difference between Primary and
secondary Imagination.

Q 7. Explain in detail Arnolds view on the subject religion.

Q 8. How Natyashastra still hold the key to Indian writings, Discuss.


Victorian Age
Paper MAEG-06
Max Marks: 20
Note: The Internal Assignment has been divided into three sections A, B,
and C. Write Answer as per the given instruction.
Section A (Very Short Answer Type Questions)
Note: Answer all questions. As per the nature of the question you delimit
your answer in one word, one sentence or maximum up to 30 words. Each
question carries 1mark. 4x1=04

Q1.
i. What Age does Tennyson belong to?
ii. When was Hardy born?
iii. Vanity fair is work of..
iv. Which Age does Tennyson belong to ?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)


Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 100
words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2x4=08

Q2 Attempt critically Sohrab and Rustam on the nature of similies.

Q.3 Write the theme of the Windhover by Hopkins.

Q.4 Discus Vanity Fair critically and thematically.

Q.5 Write the Art of plot construction by Hardy.

Section C (Long Answer Questions)

Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer
maximum up to 500 words. Each question carries 08 marks.

Q6 Discus the symbolic devices employed by Dickens in Great Expectation.

Q7. Discuss Thackeray as a Satirist and Sensor of morals.

Q.8 what are Mills arguments against the tradition views of women?
Twentieth Century Literature
Paper MAEG-07
Max Marks: 20
Note: The Internal Assignment has been divided into three sections A, B, and C.
Write Answer as per the given instruction.
Section A (Very Short Answer Type Questions)
Note: Answer all questions. As per the nature of the question you delimit
your answer in one word, one sentence or maximum up to 30 words. Each
question carries 1mark. 4x1=04

Q1.
i. Who is the author of Finnegan Wake?
ii. Explain the phrase lived where motely is won.
iii. Who is the poet of In memory of W.B. Yeats?
iv. Name the two plays of Samuel Beckett.

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)


Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 100
words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2x4=08

Q2. Discuss Saint Joan as a chronical play.

Q.3 Write a brief note on the woman characters in sons and lovers.

Q.4 Comment on Orwells views towards Imperialism.

Q.5 Write a note on Virginia Woolfs use of symbols in Mrs. Dolloway.

Section C (Long Answer Questions)

Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer
maximum up to 500 words. Each question carries 08 marks

Q6. Discuss the theme of The Wasteland.


Q 7. Analyse critically Waiting for Godot.
Q.8. What is a Fable? Discuss Brave New World as a Fable.
Indian Writings in English &in Translation
Paper MAEG-08
Max Marks: 20
Note: The Internal Assignment has been divided into three sections A, B,
and C.Write Answer as per the given instruction.
Section A
(Very Short Answer Type Questions)
Note: Answer all questions. As per the nature of the question you
delimit your answer in one word, one sentence or maximum up to
30 words. Each question carries 1mark. 4x1=04
Q.1.

i. When and where was the Night of Scorpion first published?

ii. Write the name of four short stories of Anita Desai.

iii. Who is the author of The Shadow of Dark God and Sin?

iv. When was R.K. Narayan awarded with Padma Bhushan?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)


Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 100
words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2x4=08

Q.2 Write the theme of Gitanjali.

Q.3 The novel Untouchable is almost a one man show, Discuss.

Q.4 Make your observations on Hori as the protagonist in Godaan.

Q.5 Discuss in brief the theme of Dattanis Final Solutions.

Section C (Long Answer Questions)

Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer
maximum up to 500 words. Each question carries 08 marks

Q6. Critically examine Toru Dutts poem Our Casuorina Tree.

Q.7 Write a short note on symbolism in Savitri.

Q.8 Comment on the element of irony and satire in The Guide.


Postcolonial Literature
(Optional Paper)
Paper MAEG-09
Max Marks: 20
Note: The Internal Assignment has been divided into three sections A, B,
and C.Write Answer as per the given instruction.
Section A (Very Short Answer Type Questions)
Note: Answer all questions. As per the nature of the question you
delimit your answer in one word, one sentence or maximum up to
30 words. Each question carries 1mark. 4x1=04
Q1.
i. Define the term poetic diction.
ii. A Letter from India is written by?
iii. When was Naipaul born and also write his full name.
iv. Where was Aurobindo educated?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)


Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 100
words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2x4=08
Q.2 Discuss the relevance of the title Things Fall Apart?

Q.3 Define broadly the term Diaspora and also the text based on it.

Q.4 Write about Indian English Poetry.

Q.5 Summaries the poem A far cry from Africa.


Section C (Long Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer
maximum up to 500 words. Each question carries 08 marks
Q.6 Write down the difference between Western Nationalism and Indian
Nationalism by Partha Chaterjee.
Q.7 Write short notes on-

(i) National Identity (iii) Rudyard Kipling

(ii) The Other (iv) Sri Aurobindo

Q.8 Write a note on BHAKTI-MOVEMENT in TALE-DANDA by Girish Karnard.


American Literature
(Optional Paper)
Paper MAEG-10
Max Marks: 20
Note: The Internal Assignment has been divided into three sections A, B, and C.
Write Answer as per the given instruction.
Section A
(Very Short Answer Type Questions)
Note: Answer all questions. As per the nature of the question you delimit
your answer in one word, one sentence or maximum up to 30 words. Each
question carries 1mark. 4x1=04

Q1.
i. When and where was Whitman born?
ii. Write one famous characteristic of Dickensons poetry.
iii. When was the play Death of a Salesman written?
iv. what was the profession of Twains father?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)


Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 100
words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2x4=08

Q.2 Write a note on the element of mysticism in Whitmans poetry?


Q.3 Is Willy a victim of society? Discuss
Q.4 Whats Eugene O Neils philosophy of life?
Q.5 Whats the importance of the past according to Emerson?

Section C (Long Answer Questions)

Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer
maximum up to 500 words. Each question carries 08 marks.

Q.6 Justify the title of the play the Glass Menagerie and whats its symbolic
significance?
Q.7 Analysis Dickinson critically and thematically on the ground of themes of
death and mysticism.?
Q.8 Elucidate the Scarlet Letter in the light of Hesters moral guilt.
Canadian Literature
(Optional Paper)
Paper MAEG-11
Max Marks: 20
Note: The Internal Assignment has been divided into three sections A, B,
and C. Write Answer as per the given instruction.
Section A
(Very Short Answer Type Questions)
Note: Answer all questions. As per the nature of the question you
delimit your answer in one word, one sentence or maximum up to
30 words. Each question carries 1mark. 4x1=04
Q1.
i. Who wrote Signature (1964)?
ii. Who is Murry F.Lee ?
iii. When was Surfacing published and who wrote it?
iv. Who migrated to Canada in 1975?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)


Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 100
words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2x4=08

Q2. What are the themes that Pratt deals with in his poems?

Q.3 Write upon the modern elements in Scotts Poetry.

Q.4 Discuss the theme of Alice Munros Who Do You Think You Are?

Q.5 Discuss the role of chief characters of Atwoods novel Surfacing.

Section C (Long Answer Questions)

Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer
maximum up to 500 words. Each question carries 08 marks.

Q.6 Throw light on Fryes opinion on romance versus contemporary realism.

Q.7 Express your views about the theme of the Fire Dwellers.
Q8. Write a note on the Uma Parameswarans belief on Multiculturalism.

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