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MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA Question Paper December 2016

 

MEG 10 ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA

Question Paper December 2016

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                         Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Attempt five questions in all — 1 from. Section. A, 3 from Section B and 1 from Section C. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION A

Answer any one question from this section.

1. Outline the growth and evolution of English studies in India from the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth century.

2. English is associated with the values of imperialism at the present time. Do you agree ? Discuss.

3. Macaulay's advocacy for the introduction of English in India was actually a tool of socio-political control. Critically examine the Minute in the light of this statement.  

SECTION B

Attempt any three questions from this section.

4. Can English be made the medium of instruction in the post-Independence India ? Discuss.

5. Discuss in brief the rationale of Bankim's decision to write his first novel in English.  

6. Discuss the role of English as a language of empowerment in the Indian society today.

7. Discuss in brief the various stages of Teaching of English Literature in India.

8. Discuss the debate over English language and English studies in India in the post-Independence period.

SECTION C

Answer any one question from this section.

9. Discuss the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the formation of a new canon in India.  

10. Discuss in brief the contribution of Tagore in the formation of a new radical canon in Indian writing.

11. Using any two feminist writers you have studied, discuss the growth of women's literature in India.


 

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