M.A. English (Final) Canadian Literature Sample Paper 1 (English)

Canadian Literature

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 1 mark. 4×1=04

1 Name two poets of third phrase.
2 Name two poems of Al Purdy prescribed in your syllabus.
3 Who was Gustad?
4 Who wrote Power Politics?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 200 words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2×4=08

Q5 Write short notes on Canadian drama and Canadian fiction.
Q6 Attempt a critical appreciation of “ My beautiful wooden leader”.
Q7 Express your views about the theme of ‘The Fire Dwellers’ with suitable references from the text.
Q8 Critically examine with examples from the poem “The Shark”.

Section ‘C’ (Long Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer maximum up to 800 words. Each question carries 08 marks.

Q9 What are the major themes of the novel ‘Surfacing’? Elucidate with examples from the text.
Q10 What do you understand by the term “ Diaspora”? Discuss Uma Parameswaran as a diasporic writer with examples from the text.

M.A. English (Final) American Literature Sample Paper 1 (English)

American Literature

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 1 mark. 4×1=04

Q1 Who wrote Song of Myself and in which year?
Q2 ‘The Road Not Taken’ is from which volumes of poem and in which year it was published ?
Q3 Who is Fredric Henry?
Q4 What does Eugene O’Neil speaks about the origin of his play The Emperor Jones?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 200 words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2×4=08

Q5 Write a note on the themes of Racism and Slavery deletion in the novel ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’.
Q6 Bring out the salient features of Frost as a poet of rural life.
Q7 Discuss the relationship of the various characters in the story ‘Vitamins’.
Q8 Critically appreciate Raymond Carver’s story ‘A Small Good Thing’.

Section ‘C’ (Long Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer maximum up to 800 words. Each question carries 08 marks.

Q9 Discuss the fusion of the theme of love and war in A Farewell to Arms.
Q10 Isolation or alienation is an important theme of The Scarlet Letter. Discuss

M.A. English (Final) Postcolonial Literature Sample Paper 1 (English)

Postcolonial Literature

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. 4×1=04

Q1 What is ethnic separation?
Q2 What do you know about Qurban Ali of “A Letter from India”?
Q3 What similarities does Atwood find in the human psyche and the Canadian environment?
Q4 What happens in the climax scene of “Tale Danda’?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 200 words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2×4=08

Q5 Describe in brief ‘A Letter from India’ as a postcolonial text.
Q6 Write a short note on the major themes and issues discussed in Urmil Pawar’s “My Four Enemies”
Q7 Comment upon the similies and metaphors used by Atwood in “ Journey to the Interior”.
Q8 Discuss the relevance of the title ‘Things Fall Apart’?

Section ‘C’ (Long Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer maximum up to 800 words. Each question carries 08 marks.

Q9 Compare the attitudes of Shiv K.Kumar and Kamala Das towards women. What is it what is that makes them different?
Q10 What is the significance of postcolonial literary theory? How does it help us to analyze postcolonial literature?

M.A. English (Final) Indian Writings in English & the Translation Sample Paper 1 (English)

Indian Writings in English & the Translation

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 1 mark. 4×1=04

1. What is the subject of the long narrative poem “Savitri” written by Sarojini Naidu?
2. Who narrates the story in the novel Kanthapura?
3. What kind of relationship is there between dharma and his wife in the novel “Voices in the City”?
4. What does the tree symbolizes in the poem “Our Casuarina Tree”?

Section-B (Short Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any 2 questions. Each answer should not exceed 200 words. Each question carries 4 marks. 2×4=08

Q5 Discuss, Tagore as a poet of Western Romantic and Eastern Mystical Tradition.
Q6 Attempt a critical appreciation of the poem ‘Night of the Scorpion’.
Q7 Discuss Gandhian impact on ‘Kanthapura’.
Q8 Comment on the element of Irony and Satire in ‘The Guide’.

Section ‘C’ (Long Answer Questions)
Note: Answer any one question. You have to delimit your each answer maximum up to 800 words. Each question carries 08 marks.

Q9 Write a note on ‘Autobiographical Genre’ in English writings.
Q10 ‘Mahesh Dattani’s play ‘Final Solutions’ deals with the theme of communalism’. Discuss.