Saturday, September 5, 2020

MEG 06 AMERICAN LITERATURE Question Paper June, 2015



Question Paper June, 2015


Time : 3 hours                                                                                         Maximum Marks : 100

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

1. "With the Puritan migration from Europe to America there was an emergence of a 'new' American culture and literature." Apply this to the nineteenth century American writing.

2. Examine The Scarlet Letter as an open-ended novel.

3. What role does language play in Huckleberry Finn ?

4. Describe the growth and development of the short story in American literary writing.

5. 'In O'Neill's The Hairy Ape we come across man's struggle with his past as also himself.' Comment.

6. Discuss the narrative strategies used by the writer in The Bluest Eye.

7. How is nature presented in Whitman's poetry ? Explain.

8. Write a critical note on Wallace Steven's 'Sunday Morning'.