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Allahabad University MA English Literature 2016 Question Paper

Allahabad University
M.A. (Previous) Examination, 2016
ENGLISH Literature
Paper V
[ Time Allowed : Three Hours ] [ Maximum Marks : 100]
Note: Attempt any five questions selecting one from each unit. All questions carry equal marks.
Unit I
1. Describe the adventures of Joseph Andrews on the road in Fielding’s novel Joseph Andrews. 20
2. ‘Jane Austen has a gift for dialogue’. Illustrate with reference to the novel Emma. 20
Unit II
3. Describe the first meeting betwen Pip and Magwitch in Dickens’s novel Great Expectations. 20
4. Describe Maggie’s attempts to run away from her situation in George Eliot’s novel The Mill On The Floss. 20
Unit III
5. Write a note about the intervention of chance in Hardy’s novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles. 20
6. How does the same theme appear in the lives of three generations of a family in D.H.Lawrence’s novel The Rainbow. 20
Unit IV
7. In what way is James Joyce’s novel A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man a bildungsroman? 20
8. Why did Isabel Archer reject the proposals of Lord Warburton and Caspar Goodwood both in Henry James’s novel The Portrait of a Lady? 20
Unit V
9. Outline the rise of the novel in the eighteenth century. 20
10. How is a short story different from a novel? 20
11. How is the language of fiction different from the language of drama. 20
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