Friday, 13 March 2015


YEAR 2005
Attempt FIVE questions in all, including Question No. 8, which is COMPULSORY. Select two questions from each of the parts i and ii. All questions carry equal marks. 
1. Legouis says, 'Wordsworth saw Nature and Man with new eyes'. Examine this new vision critically. 
2. Shelly was inspired by love, that is not limited to mankind, only. Discuss. 
3. Free from all moral dogma, Keats' poetry has the most compiling enchantment for lovers of pure beauty. Discuss. 
4. Ruskin expressed his ideas in a magnificent poetic and decorative prose. Discuss with examples. 
5. Dickens set so personal a stamp on his books that every turn he seemed to be an innovator. Discuss. 
6. Do you think that G. Eliot is the first English novelist who has shown tremendous psychological insights? 
7. Write detailed notes on any TWO of the following. 
(i) Main Literary Trends in Victorian Age
(ii) Main Characteristics of Romanticism with Special Reference to English Romantic Poets
(iii) R. Browning's Interest in Psychological Analysis of Characters from Different Countries
(iv) The Concept of Fate in Hardy's Novels
8. Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the question. 
(i) Byron wrote 'Childe Harold' in: (1808, 1812, 1818, none of these) 
(ii) Which English romantic poet admired Pope? (Coleridge, W.Wordsworth, Byron, none of these) 
(iii) The poem 'The Triumph of Life' was written by: (Keats, Blake, Shelly, none of these) 
(iv) 'Songs of Experience' written by Blake was published in: (1790, 1794, 1820, none of these) 
(v) 'The Excursion' was written by: (Coleridge, Blake, Shelley, none of these) 
(vi) 'The Last Ride Together' was written by: (Byron, Tennyson, Browning, none of these) 
(vii) 'A Tale of Two Cities' was written by: (Dickens, Hardy, G. Eliot, none of these) 
(viii) 'Adam Bede' is a novel written by: (Dickens, Hardy, G.Eliot, none of these) 
(ix) 'The Ring and the Book' is a poem written by: (Browning, Mathew Arnold, Tennyson, none of these) 
(x) 'The Lotus-Eaters' was written by: (Tennyson, Browning, Blake, none of these) 
(xi) 'The Art for Art sake' theory was presented by: (Ruskin, Carlyle, O.Wilde, none of these) 
(xii) 'The Old Familiar Face' was written by: (Ruskin, Ch. Lamb, J.S. Mill, none of these) 
(xiii) 'The Stone of Venice' was written by: (J.S. Mill, Carlyle, Ruskin, none of these) 
(xiv) Which poem of Keats contains 'Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter'? (Ode to Autumn, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to Melancholy, none of these) 
(xv) Which of the Romantic poets is called an escapist? (Keats, Shelley, Wordsworth, none of these) 
(xvi) 'Andrea de Sarto' is a poem written by: (Shelley, Browning, Tennyson, none of these) 
(xvii) 'The Importance of Being Earnest' was written by: (Byron, Wordsworth, O.Wilde, none of these) 
(xviii) Which of the following novels of Hardy has 'Clymn' as the main male character? (Tess of the DeUrbervill, Mayor of Casterbridge, Jude the Obscure, none of these) 
(xix) The principles of political economy was the main theme of the writings of: (Ruskin, J.S. Mill, Carlyle, none of these) 
(xx) Which novel of Hardy presents 'Edgon Heath' as the background of story? (Tess of Duebervill, Return of the Native, Jude the Obscure, none of these) 

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