Tuesday, 20 January 2015


16. YEAR 2012
Attempt any FIVE questions including COMPULSORY Question No. 1. Attempt at least TWO questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks. 
1. Explain with reference to the context any THREE of the following: 
(i) Something sinister in the tone
Told my secret must be known:
(ii) Toad in a poisoned tank, 
Or wild cats in a red-hot iron cage ---
(iii) She will bring, in spite of frost
Beauties that the earth hath lost;
(iv) This city now doth, like a garment, wear
The beauty of morning; 
(v) Turn whereoe'er I may, 
By night or day,
The things which I have seen I now can see no more. 
(vi) Since, through experience of this great event
In arms not worse, in foresight much advanced, 
2. Why do the boldest steps taken by Macbeth and Lady Macbeth fail? 
3. Trace the elements of supernatural in 'Macbeth'. 
4. Do you think Laura Wingfield fails simply because she is handicapped? (The Glass Menagerie)
5. Amanda Wingfield in 'The Glass Menagerie' is very well meaning yet she fails. Why? 
6. Give an estimate of Milton as epic writer with reference to the lines of 'Paradise Lost' included in your course. 
7. What role do memories play in 'Ode on Intimations of Immortality' by Wordsworth? 
8. What riches and what blessings does Fancy bestow upon us? (Ode to Fancy by Keats) 
9. Trace Browning's optimism in the poems included in your course. 
10. What human dilemma does Frost present in 'The Road Not Taken'? 

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