Sunday, September 6, 2020

MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA Question Paper June 2015

 

MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA

Question Paper June 2015

 

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 the following.

1. Examine the process in which the English gained support and consolidation in post-Independence India. 

OR

Critically examine Macaulay's attack on the Orientalist position on Indian Education.

2. Discuss the privileged position of English in the context of translation of literary texts.

SECTION B

Attempt any three questions from this section.

3. Attempt a critical analysis of Michael Madhusudan Dutt's The Captive Ladie and King Porus.

4. Discuss Bankim's Rajmohan's Wife as a novel that strengthens the moral values of the time when it was composed.

5. What does "Nativisation of English" mean in the Indian context ? Explain with examples.

6. What do you understand by the phrase "exploding the canon" ? Explai n.  

7. What are the issues and problems in the construction of a feminist canon in Indian English writing ?

SECTION C

Attempt any one question from this section.

8. Why does Aijaz Ahmad consider it impossible to construct Third World Literature as a category ?

9. Why does Chinua Achebe select Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness to analyse western representations of Africa ?

10. Do you agree with Jan Mohamed's view of Forster's A Passage to India ? Give reasons.


 

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