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
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...