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MEG 09 AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE Question Paper December 2016

 

MEG 09 AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE

Question Paper December 2016

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                       Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any two questions from Section A and any three questions from Section B. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION A

Attempt any two questions.

1. Discuss some of the limitations and possibilities of using the term 'Australian literature'.

2. What do early white settler images of the land reveal ? Illustrate.

3. Critically examine some aspects of Australian multiculturalism with suitable examples.

4. Critically analyse the poems of Charles Harpur and assess his contribution to the development of Australian poetry.

5. Discuss The Chosen Vessel as a feminist text.  

SECTION B

Attempt any three questions.

6. Comment on the various aspects of violence in the play The Removalists.

7. "Remembering Babylon exhibits a tension between remembering and forgetting." Discuss.

8. Examine the pressures of contemporary life explored in Bruce Dawe's poem 'At Shagger's Funeral'.

9. Critically analyse the interweaving of the themes of exploration and romantic sensibility in Patrick White's Voss.

10. Discuss the story Cranky Jack as an attempt to subvert paternal authority.

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