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MEG 08 NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH Question Paper December 2014

 

MEG 08 NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH

Question Paper December 2014

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                               Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Answer each question in 500 words approximately.

1. Do you think 'New Literatures in English' is an advance on the term 'Commonwealth Literature' ?

2. Discuss Ngugi's views about the British Colonial rule in Kenya with special reference to A Grain of Wheat.

3. Discuss the structure and characterisation in Soyinka's A Dance of the Forests.

4. Ice-Candy Man is a novel that documents human loss against a politically charged atmosphere. Comment.

5. Analyse A House for Mr. Biswas as a diasporic novel.

6. Do you think that the women in Brathwaite's poems are survivors ? Give a reasoned answer.

7. How does Patrick White use characterisation as a ploy to bring forth the themes in the novel, The Solid Mandala ?  

8. "Hagar is an example of the mindset of a motherless woman." Discuss the implications of this statement.


 

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