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MEG 06 AMERICAN LITERATURE Question Paper December, 2018


Question Paper December, 2018


Time : 3 hours                                                                                      Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Attempt five questions in all. Question no. 1 is compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Discuss the material and social conditions that allowed the American Enlightenment to take place.

2. Discuss the role and use of humour in Huckleberry Finn.

3. Analyse Death of a Salesman as a realistic tragedy.

4. Critically examine the American dramatic form in the twentieth century.

5. Discuss the art of short-story writing in the hands of Hemingway. Give suitable examples from the stories prescribed in your course.

6. Critically evaluate the treatment of oppositional extremes of life and death as done in "The Emperor of Ice-cream".

7. "Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye is a serious scrutiny of colour consciousness of the times." Elaborate.

8. Write an essay on the Puritan migration and the emergence of a 'new' American culture and literature.