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MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA Question Paper December 2014

 

MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA

Question Paper December 2014

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                   Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Attempt five questions in all. Sections A and C are compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION A

Attempt any one question from the following :

1. What are the arguments made by T.B. Macaulay in his Minute on Indian Education ? Explain.

OR

"English played a highly significant role in the definition of Indian culture." Comment.

2. Write short notes on the following :

(a) The influence of the global market on English Studies in India.

(b) The impact of critical theory on the study of literature.

SECTION B

Attempt any three questions from the following :

3. Comment on the literary legacy of Henry Derozio.

4. What do you think of Bankim's treatment of marriage in Rajmohan's Wife ? Explain.

5. What role does "prestige" play in the choice of English as a means of communication?

6. Do you see any relation between canon formation and economic systems in a given society ?

7. Compare Premchand's writing with that of Mulk Raj Anand and investigate the ways in which the two represent social issues

SECTION C

Attempt any one question from the following :

8. Point out the important emphases in Edward Said's argument in Orientalism.

9. What do you understand by the phrase `decolonisation of the mind' ? Explain.

10. How can neo-colonialism be resisted according to Namwar Singh ?


 

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