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MEG 05 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY Question Paper June 2017

 

MEG 05 LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY

Question Paper June 2017

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                         Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five of the following questions.

1. Discuss Aristotle's view of the plot in tragedy.

2. What role does Shelley assign to poets in the nineteenth century ? Explain.

3. What according to John Crowe Ransom are the "duties" of a critic ? Explain.

4. Explain with the help of suitable examples, the Marxian concept of base and superstructure.

5. Evaluate Elaine Showalter's contribution to feminist criticism. 

6. What according to Barthes is the difference between 'work' and 'text' ? Explain.

7. Briefly introduce two major post-colonial critics and their contribution to our understanding of literature.

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

(a) Signifier

(b) Irony

(c) Alamkara

(d) Rasa


 

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