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MEG 12 A SURVEY COURSE IN 20 CENTURY CANADIAN LITERATURE Question Paper June 2016

 

MEG 12 A SURVEY COURSE IN 20 CENTURY CANADIAN LITERATURE

Question Paper June 2016

 

Time : 3 hours                                                                                  Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Explain the role of geography in shaping the Canadian Imagination.

2. Write an essay on the representation of Nature in the first phase of Canadian Poetry.

3. Surfacing has been considered as a novel of 'rite de passage' [a novel of initiation into maturity]. Justify this statement.

4. Discuss Gabrielle Roy's use of social realism in The Tin Flute.  

5. Cultural dislocation is a significant theme in The English Patient. Discuss.

6. Describe the Indian immigrant's experience in Canada found in "Swimming Lessons" and "The Door I Shut Behind Me".

7. Gender inequality is a crucial issue in George Ryga's play The Ecstasy of Rita Joe. Discuss.

8. Write an essay on the contribution of Northrop Frye to Canadian Criticism.


 

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