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MEG 05 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY Question Paper December 2015

 

MEG 05 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY

Question Paper December 2015

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                        Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Explain briefly any three elements of Tragedy according to Aristotle.

2. Elaborate the basic distinction between Fancy and Imagination as brought out by Coleridge in Biographia Literaria.

3. Comment briefly on any four obstacles to proper response that I.A. Richards catalogues in Practical Criticism.  

4. Write a short essay showing how Marxism has influenced many critics in the thcentury. Illustrate your answer with suitable examples.

5. Feminist theories do not give sufficient attention to class conflict in society. Discuss.

6. Drama as a form lends itself well to the deconstruction approach. Discuss with reference to a drama text in your course.

7. Critically interpret Edward Said's concept of Orientalism.

8. What according to Matthew Arnold is the function of criticism ? Elucidate.


 

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