English Contemporary Literature Previous Year Question Paper Year 2005 : IsT Year

Q. 1. (a) Write a critical note on the significance of Ikemefunia in Things Fall Apart.

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How does the character of Nwoye show the psychological conse¬quences of colonialism in Things Fall Apart?

(b) Write a critical note on the significance of the phrase “Needing Hannah” in My Son’s Story.

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Comment on the novelist’s handling of the narrative perspective in My Son’s Story.

(c) Show how the theme of survival is integral to Atwood’s poetry, with special reference to “This is a Photograph of Me” and “Procedures for Underground”.

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Discuss the enmeshing of personal memory with public history in Neruda’s “The Way Spain Was” and Walcott’s “A Far Cry from Africa”.
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Q. 2.(a) “To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture.” Discuss, with reference to Fanon’s “Black Skin, White Masks”.

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Why, according to Marquez, has Europe failed to understand Latin America?

(b) Discuss the revolutionary potential of literary texts, with reference to either Ngugi or Neruda.

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With reference to either (iordimer or Achebe, discuss how gen¬der and political history are interrelated.
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Q. 3.(a) “As a mode, marvellous realism is attached to a real and to a possible.” Discuss, with reference to Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

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(b) ”Chronicle of a Deatrh Foretold is an ironic comment on the honour code.” Discuss.
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Q. 4.(a) “In The Trial of Dedan Kimathi, the authorities are symbolically placed in the dock.” Do you agree? Give a reasoned answer.

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(b) How do the plays The Trial of Dedan Kimathi and Acci¬dental death of an Anarchist question accepted versions of history?
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