Saturday, September 5, 2020

MEG 06 AMERICAN LITERATURE Question Paper June, 2018



Question Paper June, 2018


Time : 3 hours                                                                                        Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Attempt five questions in all. Question no. 1 is compulsory.

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

2. Examine the nature of realism in Death of a Salesman, with respect to the point of view reflected in the text.

3. Examine the folk elements present in The Bluest Eye.

4. Write an essay on the growth and development of the American short story. Cite instances from the texts by William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway.

5. What are the distinguish features of O'Neillian tragedy as illustrated in The Hairy Ape?

6. Song of Myself is a celebration of American Individualism. Comment.

7. In The Scarlet Letter, Pearl, Hester and Dimmesdale foreshadow Id, Ego and Super-Ego. Do you agree ? Give reasons for your answer.

8. Wallace Stevens is a poet who is deeply concerned with the world of imagination. Discuss with reference to his poems in your course.