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MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA Question Paper June 2017

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MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA

Question Paper June 2017

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                        Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Attempt five questions in all — one from Section A, three from Section B and one from Section C. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION A

Attempt any one question from this section.

1. Discuss the importance of the English writings of Raja Ram Mohan Roy in the context of nineteenth century India.

2. Discuss the circumstances which led Indians to start writing in English.

3. Discuss the contribution of Henry Derozio to the intellectual revolution in Bengal in the nineteenth century.

SECTION B

Attempt any three questions from this section.

4. Write a note on the role the English language played in India.

5. What do you understand by `nativisation' of English in India ? Explain.

6. What have been the various attitudes towards the non-native varieties of English ? Discuss.

7. Do you think the term `Englishes' as against `English' is more relevant in the modern world ? Give reasons in support of your answer.

8. Discuss the role of literary texts in the teaching of a language.

SECTION C

Attempt any one question from this section.

9. How is imperialism linked to the formation of a canon ?

10. How useful are the terms 'base' and `superstructure' in the context of literary theory today ? Explain.

11. What is meant by the term `decolonising the mind' ? Discuss it in the context of twentieth century India.

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