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MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL Question Paper December 2015

 

MEG 11 AMERICAN NOVEL

Question Paper December 2015

 

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. Show how American Literature in the 19th century evolves the idea of nationhood.

OR

Trace the important phases in the history of Black American fiction.

SECTION B

2. Discuss the significance of the portrayal of Natty Bumppo in The Last of the Mohicans.

3. Discuss Sister Carrie as a city novel.

4. Consider the novel The Great Gatsby as a critique of the American social structure.  

5. Write a critical note of the plot structure of Light in August.

6. The Catcher in the Rye portrays the Preparatory School System negatively. Discuss.

7. Consider Scott Momaday's House Made of Dawn as a bildungsroman.

8. Comment on the significance of the epistolary form of the novel The Color Purple.  

9. What characteristics of the post-modern novel do you notice in John Barth's The Floating Opera ? Explain

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