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MEG 12 A SURVEY COURSE IN 20thCENTURY CANADIAN LITERATURE Question Paper December 2014

 MEG 12 A SURVEY COURSE IN 20thCENTURY CANADIAN LITERATURE

Question Paper December 2014

Time : 3 hours                                                                                      Maximum Marks : 100

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

1. Give a brief account of the growth and development of Canadian Literature from the seventeenth century to the present.

2. Landscape was a major theme in early and mid-twentieth century Canadian poetry. Explain.

3. "In Surfacing, the return of the protagonist to her home signifies her spiritual reunion with nature." Critically comment on the statement.  

4. What are the major thematic concerns in Roy's The Tin Flute ?  

5. Critically comment on the treatment of memory and nostalgia in The English Patient.

6. Sara Jeannette Duncan's "Mother in India" and Alice Munro's "Sunday Afternoon" revolve around the experience of women. Explain.

7. Rita is a victim of social injustice. Justify this statement with reference to the play The Ecstasy of Rita Joe.

8. Elucidate Linda Hutcheon's view of Postmodernism.


 

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