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MEG 06 AMERICAN LITERATURE Question Paper June, 2016



Question Paper June, 2016

Time : 3 hours                                                                                       Maximum Marks : 100

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

1. Write a critical note on the ideology of Puritanism as reflected in American literature.

2. In O'Neill's The Hairy Ape, we notice "a disharmony between man's primitive pride and his individualism." Do you agree ? Give a reasoned answer.

3. A classic like The Scarlet Letter has been interpreted differently in different times. Discuss.

4. Discuss the use of humour as a tool of social criticism in Huckleberry Finn.

5. 'Colour consciousness is a constant presence in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye.' Discuss.

6. The poem 'Mending Wall' projects a close link between man and nature. Discuss.

7. "Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law" makes a very important statement about Rich's feminism. Discuss.

8. Analyse the rise and development of revolutionary prose in America.