Thursday, September 10, 2020

MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL Question Paper June 2014



Question Paper June 2014

 Time : 3 hours                                                                                Maximum Marks : 100

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

Section - A

1. Examine the socio-political factors that contributed towards the emergence of Naturalism as a literary movement.


Discuss the background and qualities of Romanticism in America.

Section - B

2. Trace the circumstances leading to the murder of Joanne Burden.

3. Discuss the relationship of the plot and the crucial scenes in the structure of The Great Gatsby.

4. Highlight the critical approaches to The last of The Mohicans.

5. Discuss The Color Purple as a text dealing with women's issues in the African - American society.

6. Analyse the character of Holden Caulfield as a rebel victim in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.

7. Analyse the significance of dreams and visions in American Indian culture with special reference to Scott Mamaday's A House Made of Dawn.

8. Discuss the character of Carrie as one of the first modern women in American Fiction.

9. Examine the use of irony in The Floating Opera.