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MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL Question Paper June 2017

 

MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL

Question Paper June 2017

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                         Maximum Marks : 100

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

2. What are the major thematic concerns of the post-Second World War American fiction ? Discuss with reference to any two novels prescribed in your syllabus.

SECTION B

3. Discuss the significance of the landscape in The Last of the Mohicans.

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

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

6. Is racial politics a major thematic concern in Light in August ? Discuss.  

7. How does The Catcher in the Rye portray the image of the 'rebel-victim' ?  

8. Discuss Scott Momaday's House Made of Dawn as a bildungsroman.

9. Discuss The Color Purple as a feminist text.

10. Comment on the metaphor of the 'floating opera' in The Floating Opera.

11. Discuss Henry Miller's Black Spring as a surrealist novel.

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