B.A Punjab University 2015 English (Paper-A) First Group

B.A Punjab University 2015

English (Paper-A)                                                                                                First Group

Time: 3.30 Hrs.                                                                                        Max. Marks :100

 

 

Note:              Attempt all parts of a question together. Be relevant and precise
over attempts deserve no credit.

 

Q.1                 explain with reference to the context any three of the following

 

  1. He is now our next door neighbor and has just secured a Tudor mansion and enormous estate, three miles from here. Out dear old cathedral is tumbling down and i have invited Lord Wallaby to rebuild it.
  2. I lost two cities, lovely ones. And vaster, Some realms I owned, two rivers, a continent. I miss them but it wasn’t a disaster.
  3. A voice so thrilling nev’r was heard In spring-time from the Cuckoo-bird. Breaking the silence of the seas Among the farthest Hebrides.
  4. Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
  5. Dear me! I should have thought a habit of tour years would have stayed with you.

Q.2                 attempt any Two of the following questions (200-225 each)   {10-10}

 

  1. Draw a character sketch of Ustad Mangu.
  2. What kind of a world Oscar Wilde create in The Happy prince?
  3. How far would you agree that The Bear is an absurd play?

 

 

 

 

 

Q.3                 attempt any Two of the following questions (200-225 each)   {10-10}

 

  • How far would you agree that Kubla Khan presents Coleridge’s concept of the fantastic and the supernatural?
  • How does the poet take us into the realm of imagination in the poem Tartary?
  • Discuss the Patriot into Traitor as a dramatic monologue.

Q.4                 attempt any Two of the following questions (200-225 each)   {10-10}

 

  • Describe Gloria’s feelings after taking the plunge. 2
  • The chief causes of large-scale violence are: love of power, competition, hate and fear.” Do you agree? Explain your answer.
  • Discuss the central idea of ThC Beauty Industry.

Q.5                 attempt any Two of the following questions (200-225each)    {10-10}

 

  • What lesson do you learn from Santiago’s character?
  • Do the dreams have any significance for the characters in the novel?
  • What does the title of the novel The Old Man and the Sea suggest?”
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