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Pavendar Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science

B.A DEGREE CIA EXAM- JAN-2019


POETRY FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

Time: 2 Hours Maximum: 50 Marks


Sub code: 16ELCE2 Class/Years – I BA English
Section-A 5x2=10
Answer all the questions in about 50 words each
1. Why does the call the World’s a ‘Stage’
2. From which play does the passages All the World’s a Stage occur?
3. Which road did the poet choose? Why?
4. What does Shelley wish to be?
5. Where is the Knight found?

Section-B

Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each

6. Write a short note on William Shakespeare


7. Describe the symbolic signification of the poem The Road Not Taken
8. Explain how the West Wind is birth : ‘Destroyer and Preserver’
9. Write a note on the personal element in Shelley’s Ode to the West wind.
10. Describe the Knight’s dream.

Section- C

Answer any two of the following questions in about 500 words each

11. What according to Shakespeare are the seven stages of life?


12. Bring out the message conveyed by the poet in the poem, The Road Not Taken.
13. Write an appreciation of the poem La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Pavendar Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science
B.A DEGREE CIA EXAM- JAN-2019
HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE-II

Time: 2 Hours Maximum: 50 Marks


Sub code: 16AACEN4 Class/Years – II BA English
Section-A 5x2=10
Answer all the questions in about 50 words each
1. Which epic did Pope translate?
2. What is wrong with Pope’s translation of Iliad?
3. Mention some of the incidents recorded by Pepys in his diary?
4. Which of Lock’s works inspired the frame of the American Constitution?
5. Name three members of the Spectator Club.

Section-B

Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each

6. Comment on the achievements of Pope as a poet.


7. Write an essay on the difference between Addison and Steele as essayists.
8. Briefly explain The Essay on Man.
9. Give an estimate of Pope a Critic.
10. Write a note on the Leviathan
11. Discuss Johnson’s limitation

Section- C

Answer any two of the following questions in about 500 words each

12. Write an essay on Pope as a literary critic.


13. Give a detailed account of Swift as a satirist.
14. Discuss Doctor Johnson’s Preface to Shakespeare.
Pavendar Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science
B.A DEGREE CIA EXAM- JAN-2019
COMMONWEALTH LITERATURE

Time: 2 Hours Maximum: 50 Marks


Sub code: 16ACCEN14 Class/Years – III BA English
Section-A 5x2=10
Answer all the questions in about 50 words each

1. When does Woodsman return to his camp?


2. Write a note on the dreams of the mother.
3. How does the daughter’s boyfriend behave?
4. Bring out the theme of the poem House and Land
5. What happened to the eagle at the dusk?

Section-B

Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each

6. Bring out the animals and birds referred to in the poem.


7. Describe the feelings of the mother.
8. Write short notes on Allen Curnow.
9. Write short notes on the symbols used by the poet to express the theme of displacement.
10. Describe the new bird and its flight.
11. Explain the Diaspora and its types and Themes.

Section- C

Answer any two of the following questions in about 500 words each

12. How does the poet describe the Fauna and Flora in the poem The Solitary Woodsman?
13. Bring out the feelings of the mother expressed in the poem My Daughter’s Boyfriend.
14. What is the message conveyed by Curnow through his poem House and Land?

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