Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

ENGLISH LITERATURE Paper : A Unit I: Unit II:    Unit III: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Poetry/History of English Literature-I Max Marks 75

Poetry Shakespeare: Donne: Milton: Blake: Wordsworth: Coleridge: Shelley:

Since Brass, Nor Stone That Time of Year The Flea Go and Catch a Folling Star Lycidas The Clod and the Pebble The Human Abstract Lines Composed near Tintern Abbey Dejection: an Ode Ode on a Grecian Urn

Introduction to Literary Genres Poetry-narrative (epic, bailad, romance), tyric (sonnet, ode, etegy) Drama-Comedy, Tragedy, Romance, Historical Play Novel-Picaresque, Epistolary, Stream of Consciousness History of English Literature (1500-1830) Elizabethan Drama Metaphysical Poetry Eighteenth Century Novel Eighteenth Century Prose Romantic Revival

For Unit II students can consult the following books:  MH Abrams A Glossary of Literary Terms  Patrick Murray Literary Criticism: A glossary of major terms  John Peck & Martin Coyle Literary Terms and Criticism  Jeffrey Wainwright Poetry: The Basics, Routledge (Foundation Books, New Delhi) For Unit III students can use any stander book on the history of English Literature including the following:  George Sampson: The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature

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Ronald Carter & John Mc Rae: The Routledge History of Literature in English A Sanders: A History of English Literature (Oxford) Arthur Compton-Ricket: A History of English Literature

Examination Pattern In the examination there shall be five questions.  Q1 shall consist of 6 stanzas for reference to the context from Unit I, out of which candidates shall be required to attempt three. 3x5=15 marks  Q2 and Q3 shall be essay type questions with internal/parallel choices on the poems not covered in Q1. 2x15=30 marks  Q4 shall be based on Unit II and shall have internal choice. 10 marks  Q5 shall be based on Unit III and shall have three questions on short notes out of which candidates shall be required to attempt 2. 2x10=20 marks...
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