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MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL Question paper December 2018

 

MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL

Question paper December 2018

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                 Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Attempt one question from Section A and any four questions from Section B. Attempt five questions in all. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION A

1. Discuss in detail the major thematic concerns in the American novels of the 19th century.

OR

Trace the milestones in the history of Black American fiction.  

SECTION B

2. Comment on the romantic features as projected in the novel The Last of the Mohicans.

3. How does Theodore Dreiser critique American society in Sister Carrie ?

4. How does Fitzgerald bring out the theme of the corrupting influence of money in The Great Gatsby ?

5. Comment on the theme of alienation in William Faulkner's Light in August.  

6. Discuss the significance of the title Black Spring.

7. Critically analyse the plot of the novel The Catcher in the Rye.

8. Bring out the significance of the imagery and symbols in House Made of Dawn.

9. Analyse Alice Walker's The Color Purple as a Womanist' text.


 

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