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MEG 02 BRITISH. DRAMA Question Paper June 2018


Question Paper June 2018 

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer question no. 1, which is compulsory. Attempt any four from the remaining questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Critically comment on any four of the following passages with reference to the context, in not more than 150 words each

(a) Have you no modesty, no maiden shame, No touch of bashfulness ? What, will you tear. Impatient answers from my gentle tongue ?

(b) 'Tis the secret Of nature naturized 'gainst all infections, Cures all diseases coming of all causes; A month's grief in a day; a year's in twelve;

(c) Tush, these are trifles and mere old wives' tales.

(d) But, you see, I was the only one who cared. His family were embarrassed by the whole business. Embarrassed and irritated.

(e) Suppose we repented "Our being born".

2. What aspects of Jacobean society are depicted in Ben Jonson's The Alchemist ?


Critically analyze Dr. Faustus as a Renaissance tragedy.

3. Discuss the theme of martyrdom in Murder in the Cathedral.


Analyze Shakespeare's treatment of women in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

4. Revenge is the central theme of Hamlet. Discuss.


Discuss the farcical elements in The Playboy of the Western World.

5. What are the social implications of the different modes of English speech ? Answer with reference to Shaw's Pygmalion.


Critically analyze Lucky's speech in Waiting for Godot.

6. Discuss Look Back in Anger in the context of the angry young man'. .


What do you understand by the 'modernity' of Elizabethan tragedy ?

7. Write short notes on any two of the following in not more than 200 words each :

(a) Hermia

(b) Eliot's 'The Three Voices of Poetry'

(c) Widow Quin

(d) Horatio