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MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL Question Paper June 2016

 

MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL

Question Paper June 2016

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 the distinctive features of the American novel.

OR

What do you understand by the term 'American Renaissance' ? Outline its major achievements.

SECTION B

2. Comment on the aspect of characterization in The Last of the Mohicans.

3. Bring out the salient features of American naturalism with reference to Sister Carrie.

4. Explore the concept of The American Dream' in The Great Gatsby.

5. Discuss the narrative strategies that William Faulkner employs in Light in August.

6. Comment on the theme of pastorality in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.

7. Search for identity is the central theme of Scott Momaday's novel House Made of Dawn. Discuss.

8. Comment on the notion of mothering in The Color Purple.  

9. Comment on nihilism in John Barth's The Floating Opera.

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