Gauhati University 1st Semester English Major Question Papers 2016

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GU 1st Semester English Major Question Papers

Hello, guys, this is Gauhati University 1st Odd Semester English Major Question Papers 2016.

Paper 101

TDC Odd Semester Exam., 2016

ENGLISH
( Honours )
( 1st Semester )
Course No. : ENGH—101
( Beginning to the Elizabethan Age )
Full Marks: 50
Pass Marks: 17
Time: 2 hours
The figures in the margin indicate filll marks for the questions

Answer all questions.
UNIT—I
(Marks: 25 )
1. Answer any one of the following: 15

(a) Attempt a detailed note on Anglo-Saxon religious ‘poetry.

b) Evaluate the contribution .of the University Wits to the development of, drama during the Elizabethan Age.

2. Write a short note on any two of the following: ‘ 5X2=10

(a) Piers the Plowman ‘
(D) John Wycliffe
(c) Interlude:
(d) Wyatt end Surrey ‘

Unit 2
(Marks: 25 )

3. Answer any one of the following: 18

(a) Examine Chaucer’s use of humour, irony and satire with special reference to the characters of the Wife of Bath, the Monk and the Prioress.
(b) Critically examine Shakespeare as a sonneteer with reference to Sonnet Nos. 65 and 129.

4. Explain. with reference to the contact, any one of the following: 7

(a) 0! none, unless this miracle have might,
That in black ink my love may,
still thine bright.

(D) My verse, your virtues rare shall

eternize,

And in the heavens write your glorious

name.
Where whenas Death shall all the world

subdue,

Our love shall live, and later life renew.

Paper 102

TDC Odd Semester Exam, 2016
ENGLISH
( Honours )
( lot Semester )
Course N03: ENGH— 102
( Jacobean to Augustus Age—I )
[Full Marks:: 50
Pass Marks: 17
Time: 2 hours ‘

The figures in the margin indicate fidl marks for the questions

Answer all questions

UNIT—I

(Marks: 25 )
1. Answer any one of the following:  15

(0) Assess the features of English metaphysical poetry of the  17th century, pointing out the contributions of the prominent poets belonging to this school.

(b) Discuss the salient features of Restoration drama.

2. Write short notes on any two of the

following: 50-10

(a) The Rape of the Lock

(b) Comedy of Humour

(c) Oliver Goldsmith

(d) Gulliver’s howls

UNIT—II
(Marks: 25 )

3. Answer any one of the following: 18

(a) Discuss John Dryden’s Macflecknoe as a satire.

(b) Discuss the epic qualifies of Paradise Lost from your reading of the first 125 lines of Paradise Lost, Bk 1, prescribed for your study.

4. Explain, with reference to the context, any one of the following: 7

(a) Thine age asks ease, and since thy duties be

To warm the world, that’s done in warming
us.
Shine have to us, and thou art everywhere;
This bed thy centre is, these walls thy
sphere.

(b) But Shadwell’s genuine night admits no ray,
his rising fogs prevail upon the day.
Besides, his goodly fabric fills the eye,
And seems designed for thoughtless
majesty

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