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MEG 05 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY Question Paper December 2018

 

MEG 05 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY

Question Paper December 2018

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                         Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five of the following questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Write short notes on any two of the following :

(a) Signifier and Signified

(b) Apology for Poetry

(c) Structuralism

(d) Russian Formalists

(e) Dhvani

2. Discuss 'mimesis' in the light of Plato and Aristotle's postulations.

3. Romantics assert that "imagination transcends reason". Discuss.

4. Evaluate I.A. Richards's contribution to literary criticism.

5. Discuss the major concerns of feminist theory.

6. Examine how Waiting for Godot problematizes the meaninglessness of life.

7. Attempt a critique of Midnight's Children as a postmodernist text.

 


 

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