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ENGLISH LITERATURE, PAPER – I

NOTE: Attempt five questions in all, including question no. 8 which is compulsory. Select Two questions from each part. All questions carry equal marks.

PART - I
1. Critically discuss Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Song of Experience as Poetry.

2. Hobbes, the English Philosopher (1588 – 1679) believed that “Man was merely a Body, or better a Machine in motion. Thus, what is the Heart but a Spring, and the Nerves but many Strings and the Joints but so may Wheels”. How did Wordsworth (1770 – 1850) restore this mechanical image to its human form?

3. Discuss Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound as an allegory of Man’s Emancipation in an Age of Hope and Deliverance.

4. Discuss the image of ‘the Serpent Woman’ in Lamia and also image of ‘The Cruel Woman’ in La Belle Dame Sans Merci (Keats).
OR
“Byron’s Don Juan is a success because it is a satirical panorama of the ruling classes of his time” (W. H. Auden). Discuss.

PART - II
5. Discuss the Ending of George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss as a manipulated ending to a narrative directed by cause-and-effect.

6. What is the principal Quest of J. S. Mill’s mind? Give an analytical study of his thought in support of your arguments.
OR
How does the Romantic Sensibility appear in Charles Lamb’s Essays?

7. Write short notes as short essays on Two of the following:
(a) Significance of the ROAD in Hardy’s novels.
(b) Browning’s Dramatic monologue.
(c) Oscar Wilde’s Ballad of Rending Goal
(d) Dickens’ Under World
(e) Ruskin’s Social Criticism

COMPULSORY QUESTION
8. Write only correct answer in the Answer book. Don’t reproduce the questions.

1) ‘All good poetry is spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings’ who made this statement?
a) Shelly
b) De Quincey
c) Wordsworth
d) None of these

2. “A long poem is a combination of short poems.” Who has held the above opinion?
a) Coleridge
b) Keats
c) Wordsworth
d) None of these

3. Rabbi Ben Ezra was written by?
a) Tennyson
b) Browning
c) Matthew Arnold
d) None of these

4. In 1857, Matthew Arnold as Professor of Poetry at Oxford delivered his inaugural lecture in:
a) English
b) Latin
c) Greek
d) None of these

5. The second generation of the romantic poets (Shelley, Byron and Keats) was dead by:
a) 1820
b) 1825
c) 1830
d) None of these

6. The Advertisement added to the Lyrical Ballads was published in:
a) 1800
b) 1802
c) 1798
d) None of these

7. Hero and Hero Worship was written by:
a) Ruskin
b) Carlyle
c) J. S. Mill
d) None of these

8. Which poem of Tennyson was particularly like by Queen Victoria?
a) The Idylls of the kings
b) Charge of the Light Brigade
c) In Memoriam
d) None of these

9. Hardy’s Nature is:
a) Friendly
b) Indifferent
c) Vindictive
d) None of these

10. Does the personal name Lucy (in Wordsworth’s poetry) stands for
a) Anneta Vallon
b) Dorothy
c) Drawn from folk song heroines
d) None of these

11. ‘Who knows but the world many end to-night.’ In which of Browning’s poems the above line appears?
a) The Last Ride together
b) One Word More
c) The Last Duchess
d) None of these

12. The Prelude was written in”
a) 1810
b) 1840
c) 1805
d) None of these

13. The Crown of Wild Olive is written by:
a) Charles Lamb
b) Carlyle
c) Ruskin
d) None of these

14. Oscar Wilde believed in:
a) Aestheticism
b) Escapism
c) Pragmatism
d) None of these

15. ‘Bliss was it, in that Dawn to be alive But to be young was very heaven.’ Who has written these lines?
a) Shelley
b) Browning
c) Wordsworth
d) None of these

16. When was the poem Tintern Abbey written?
a) 1793
b) 1795
c) 1798
d) None of these

17. The correct date of French Revolution:
a) 1793
b) 1802
c) 1789
d) None of these

18. Human situation in Hardy’s novels is controlled by:
a) Social Forces
b) Providence
c) Fate
d) None of these

19. "Prophets of Nature ………
……………. What we have loved
Other will love …………….”
In which poem by Wordsworth do these lines appear?
a) Excursion
b) One Summer Evening
c) Prelude
d) None of these

20. “But God’s eternal Laws are kind And break the heart of stone.” In which poem do these lines appear?
a) We Are Seven (Wordsworth)
b) Ballad of Reading Goal (Oscar Wilde)
c) Prisoner of Chillon (Byron)
d) None of these
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
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ENGLISH LITERATURE, PAPER – II

NOTE: Attempt five questions in all, including question no. 8 which is compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Critically analyze Hamlet’s delay problem.

2. Do you agree with Shaw in his justification of Eliza’s choice at the end of the play ‘Pygmalion’? Give reasons.

3. Swifts’ Gulliver’s Travel is a ‘mock utopia’. Explain.

4. Critically appreciate Frost’s ‘After Apple Picking’ or ‘Mending Wall’.

5. “Jane Austen’s view of life is the view of the eighteenth century civilization of which she was the last exquisite blossom. One might call it the moral realistic view. Jane Austen was profoundly moral.” (David Cecil). Elaborate.

6. What does Byzantium symbolize in “Sailing to Byzantium”? Justify or refute Stocks’ remark that Yeats’ poetry is a battle ground for the clash of opposite with reference to “Sailing to Byzantium”.

7. “Some of Pozzo’s speeches go beyond what seems dramatically plausible in a decaying boss-figure.” Substantiate from your reading of the play ‘Waiting for Godot’.

COMPULSORY QUESTION
8. Write only correct answer in the Answer book. Don’t reproduce the questions.

1) Fortinbras is a character of the play:
a) Othello
b) Hamlet
c) King Lear
d) None of these

2. Who wrote preface to Shakespeare:
a) Sir Philip Sydney
b) Dryden
c) Dr. Johnson
d) None of these

3. The ‘Tragic Flaw’ is also called:
a) Catharsis
b) Catastrophe
c) Hamartia
d) None of these

4. The Winter’s Tale is Shakespeare
a) Dramatic monologue
b) Comedy
c) Tragedy
d) None of these

5. Who is believed to be suffering from Oedipus Complex:
a) Oedipus
b) Hamlet
c) Macbeth
d) None of these

6. Whose comedies are called ‘Comedies of Mask’:
a) Ben Johnson’s
b) Bernard Shaw’s
c) Shakespeare’s
d) None of these

7. Who belongs to the theatre of Absurd
a) Oscar Wilde
b) Backett
c) Ibsen
d) None of these

8. Which of the novels of Hemingway is called Hemingway’s Waste Land?
a) The Old Man and the Sea
b) Farewell to Arms
c) For Whom the Bell Tolls
d) None of these

9. Poetry is defined as ‘Spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling’ by:
a) Shelley
b) Coleridge
c) Wordsworth
d) None of these

10. Which is called the Victorian Age:
a) 18th Century
b) 19th Century
c) 20th Century
d) None of these

11. A poem which consists of fourteen line is called:
a) A Sonnet
b) An Ode
c) A ballad
d) None of these

12. ‘Murder in the Cathedral’ is written by”
a) Yeats
b) T. S. Eliot
c) D. H. Lawrence
d) None of these

13. ‘End Game’ is written by:
a) Hemingway
b) Somerset Mangham
c) Backett
d) None of these

14. My soul had been a lawn besprinkled O’er with flowers, and Stirring Shades, and baffled dreams is an example of:
a) Metaphor
b) Simile
c) Personification
d) None of these

15. Iron, times of doubts, disputes, distraction and Fear is an example of:
a) Oxymoron
b) Conceit
c) Alliteration
d) None of these

16. ‘Pleasant Pain’ is an example of”
a) Metaphor
b) Paradox
c) Oxymoron
d) None of these

17. Which of the plays is not written by T. S. Eliot?
a) The Rock
b) The Family Reunion
c) The importance of being Earnest
d) None of these

18. Which of the novels is not written by Jane Austen?
a) Adam Bede
b) Mansfield Park
c) Emma
d) None of these

19. ‘Lapis Lazuli’ is:
a) A Poem
b) Novel
c) Drama
d) None of these

20. ‘My Fair Lady’ is a Cinematic Version of:
a) Pygmalion
b) Candida
c) Getting Married
d) None of these
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