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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 evaluate W. Blake as a writer of lyrical poetry.

2. How far does Wordsworth follow his critical principles in his best poems? Give examples.

3. Discuss Browning’s monologues as beautiful psychological analysis of characters belonging to different countries.

PART - II
4. Write a Critical note on Charles Lamb as a prose writer. In what particular ways was he different from the prose writers of his age? Give examples.

5. It is said, “Dickens has his own sentimental way of solving social problems”. Discuss with examples.

6. It is said by C. Rickett. “In his earlier writing, Sweetness and bitterness are Contrasted but in his later novels of Hardy, the gloom is needlessly intensified”. Discuss with examples.

7. Write detailed notes on Two of the following:
(a) Shelley as revolutionary poet
(b) Byron as a Satirist
(c) Contrast between Romantic and Victorian poets
(d) Keats as a writer of Odes

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

1) Hellenism of Keats connotes:
a) his love of poetry
b) his love of ancient cultures
c) his love of Greek culture and art
d) None of these

2. The line ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’ occurs in which one of Keats’ following poems:
a) Ode to Nightingale
b) Ode to Grecian Urn
c) Ode to Psyche
d) None of these

3. In his poetry Tennyson is:
a) The representative poet of Victorian Age
b) The representative poet of Romantic Age
c) The best nature poet
d) None of these

4. T. Hardy is:
a) A social reformer
b) A satirist
c) A fatalist
d) A lover of nature
e) None of these

5. Maggie is the central character in George Eliot’s:
a) Adam Bede
b) Middle March
c) The Mill on the Floss
d) Silas Morner
e) None of these

6. Which of following Books consists of Ruskin’s lectures:
a) Modern painters
b) The Stones of Venice
c) The Crown of wild olive
d) None of these

7. Who described poetry as “Spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings”:
a) Shelley
b) Wordsworth
c) Coleridge
d) Arnold
e) None of these

8. ‘Hero and Hero worship’ was written by:
a) Ruskin
b) Carlyle
c) Mill
d) None of these

9. The French Revolution took place in:
a) 1793
b) 1796
c) 1798
d) None of these

10. ‘The Metaphysical Poets’ is a critical essay by:
a) Arnold
b) T. S. Eliot
c) Shelley
d) None of these

11. “David Copperfield” was written by:
a) Hardy
b) Dickens
c) Thackeray
d) None of these

12. Who said this “Poetry is the Criticism of life”:
a) Wordsworth
b) Byron
c) T. S. Eltio
d) Arnold
e) None of these

13. ‘The Revolt of Islam’ was written by:
a) Wordsworth
b) Coleridge
c) Shelley
d) None of these

14. ‘The Lotos Eaters’ was written by:
a) Blake
b) Byron
c) Tennyson
d) None of these

15. ‘Importance of Being Earnest’ was written by:
a) Oscar Wilde
b) Browning
c) Blake
d) None of these

16. The treatise ‘On Liberty’ was written by:
a) Ruskin
b) Lamb
c) Mill
d) Oscar Wilde
e) None of these

17. Ruskin is famous for:
a) Being a critic of art
b) A social reformer
c) A moral teacher
d) None of these

18. Stephen Guest is an important Character in One of the following novels of George Eliot:
a) The Mill on the Floss
b) Adam Bede
c) Silas Marner
d) None of these

19. ‘Lucy Gray’ is a poem written by:
a) Coleridge
b) Wordsworth
c) Keats
d) None of these

20. ‘Andrea Del Sarto’ is a poem written by:
a) Tennyson
b) Browning
c) Keats
d) T. S. Eliot
e) 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. Lawrence very closely describes the working life of the labourers. What particular techniques does he employ in “Sons in Lovers”?

2. Discuss ‘Pygmalion’ as Satire on the rigid class system in England. Give examples.

3. T. S. Eliot claims universally for his (The Wasteland), but many critics disagree with it. Discuss.

4. What are the main characteristics of Frost’s poetry? Discuss with examples.

5. Hemingway’s ‘Old Man and the Sea’ has been best describe as ‘A heroic story’ filled with light from Sea and Sky, and sympathy with men and their mysterious fellow-creatures’. Discuss.

6. Discuss Shakespeare’s concept of tragedy with special reference to ‘Hamlet’.

7. Write critical note on major themes of Yeats’ later poetry with special reference to ‘Sailing to Byzantium’, ‘Among School Children’ and ‘The Second Coming’.

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

1) Frost is:
a) a nature poet
b) Poet of Country life
c) a poet of nature and country life
d) None of these


2. Who said these words in ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ … “No one should be alone in their old age”:
a) Hemingway
b) Santiago
c) Manolin
d) None of these

3. Santiago is an illustration of:
a) Hemingway’s respect for struggle
b) Hemingway’s total view of life
c) Hemingway’s philosophy of life
d) None of these

4. The Cardinal virtues of the Houyhnhnms are:
a) Friendship and benevolence
b) Bitterness and revenge
c) Hatred and jealousy
d) None of these

5. Gulliver was expelled from the land of Yahoos because he was considered
a) a yahoo
b) a criminal
c) he hated their king
d) None of these

6. Yeats was
a) Victorian poet
b) a modern poet
c) Both
d) None of these

7. ‘How can we know the dancer from the dance’? This line written by Yeats is taken from:
a) Sailing to Byzantium
b) Among School Children
c) The Second Coming
d) None of these

8. T. S. Eliot was a
a) Critic
b) Poet
c) Both
d) None of these

9. T. S. Eliot was
a) Romantic
b) Classicist
c) Both
d) None of these

10. Shakespeare wrote
a) Tragedies
b) Comedies
c) Poems
d) None of these

11. Shakespeare was born in:
a) 1570
b) 1564
c) 1590
d) None of these

12. Pure tragedies written by Shakespeare are:
a) Four
b) Six
c) Eight
d) None of these

13. Shakespeare died in:
a) 1625
b) 1616
c) 1618
d) None of these

14. Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ was published in:
a) 1602
b) 1608
c) 1610
d) None of these

15. Hamlet was killed by:
a) Polonius
b) Learteus
c) Claudius
d) None of these

16. The kind Claudius was killed by:
a) Laerteus
b) Hamlet
c) Horatio
d) None of these

17. Jane Austen’s main theme in her novels especially in ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is:
a) Love and marriage
b) Life of big landlords
c) Politicians
d) None of these

18. Who is the major male character in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’:
a) Mr. Darcy
b) Mr. Bennett
c) Mr. Collius
d) None of these

19. Who represents Pride in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’:
a) Mr. Bennett
b) Mr. Bingley
c) Miss Elizabeth
d) None of these

20. Who represents Prejudice in Jane Austen’s novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’:
a) Mr. Darcy
b) Miss Elizabeth
c) Miss Jane
d) None of these
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