B.A Punjab University 2016 English (Paper-A) Second Group

B.A Punjab University 2016

English (Paper-A)                                                                                          Second 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. when I behold , upon the night’s starred face,

huge cloudy symbols of a high romance

and think that I may never live to trace.

  1. in xanadi did kablu khan

a stately pleasure-dome decree;

where alph, thesacred river , ran

through caverns measureless to man

down to a sunless sea.

  1. stood on a great plain in the following snow;
    ten thousand soliders marched to and fro;

Looking for you and me, my dear,

Looking for you and me.

  1. But O that, I were young again

And held her in my arms!

  1. And I’m in a state of mind which, if I don’t pay the interest due tomorrow, will force me to make a graceful exit this life feet first.

 

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

 

  1. a) what causes the defect of the central character in the story Araby ?
  2. b) do you think that A Passion in the Desert is a fantasy ?
  3. c) what role does Smirnov perform in The Bear ?

 

 

 

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

 

  • what is the central idea of the poem Politics ?
  • why is the poet glad to see the snake at his water through ?
  • what is the thematic significance of images used in the poem Say this City has Ten Million Souls ?

 

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

 

  • what do we ecpect while livings in the world of Super things ?
  • what are the reasons for the development of beauty industry ?
  • why do people gossip ?

 

 

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

 

  • why do the Boy’s parents consider the old man salso ?
  • who are the Yankees, the great DiMaggio and the Indians of the Cleverland ?
  • write a note on the boy in the noval

 

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