Saturday, September 5, 2020

MEG 06 AMERICAN LITERATURE Question Paper June, 2017



Question Paper June, 2017

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 Puritan influence on American Literature of the 19thcentury.

2. The Scarlet Letter' by Nathaniel Hawthorne is both, a critique and an affirmation of Utopia. Comment.

3. Discuss the twin themes of Freedom and Slavery in Huckleberry Finn.  

4. 'Death of a Salesman' is a critique of the 20th century, American capitalist society. Comment.

5. Discuss Hemingway's art of storytelling with reference to 'A Clean Well-lighted Place'.

6. Write an elucidatory note on the importance of the seasons in The Bluest Eye'.

7. Elaborate upon the chief characteristics of Robert Frost's poetry with special reference to 'Mending Wall' and 'Birches'.

8. Write a note on imagism in Ezra Pound's poetry. Cite instances from his poems prescribed in your course.