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MEG 08 NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH Question Paper December 2015

 

MEG 08 NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH

Question Paper December 2015

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                Maximum Marks : 100

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

1. On what grounds can the term 'Commonwealth Literature' be critiqued ? Explain.

2. What are the implications of the term 'dark' in the expression the dark continent' as applied to Africa ?

3. Why did Thiong'o choose resistance to Colonialism as the theme of his novel, A Grain of Wheat ? Elaborate.

4. Ice-Candy-Man is an autobiographical novel. Discuss with special reference to Bapsi Sidhwa's status as a Parsi woman from the Third World.  

5. What are the main thematic concerns in The Stone Angel ? Discuss.

6. How does the Mandala motif work in different ways, at the level of theme and structure, in The Solid Mandala ?

7. Discuss Brathwaite's Rastafarian analysis of Jamaican society in "Wings of a Dove".

8. Examine A House for Mr. Biswas as a diasporic novel.


 

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