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Question Paper 2071 – Optional English | Supplementary Exam Grade XI

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Question Paper of Major(Optional) English
Exam: Supplementary Examination
For: Class 11 | Year: 2071 (2015)

Candidates are required to give their answer in their own words as far as practicable. The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

Full Marks: 100 | Pass Marks: 35 | Time: 3.00 hrs

Answer all the questions.

1. Christopher Marlowe and Benjamin Jonson are two Elizabethan dramatists. Which are their major plays? What ideas do you find in them? [15]
P.B. Shelley and John Keats are two British Romantic poets. What are their major poetic works? What ideas do you find in them?
2. Write short notes on any three of the following: [3 X 5 = 15]

a. T.S. Eliot
b. Matthew Arnold
c. Restoration drama
d. Churchyard school of poets
e. Christopher Marlowe
f. Middle English prose

3. Do you have the idea of some people who have recently moved to Australia for a better life? How are their experiences similar or different to the experiences of the family that Nicholasa Mohr describes? [15]
Give your comment on the topic “The Television as a rival to the theatre”.
4. Answer any three of the following. [3 X 5 = 15]

a. How do tourists bring different needs and expectations to Antigua than those of native Antiguans? Explain (A Small Place).
b. What do you think of Mr. Princey’s character the way he likes his house and position in the village but he dislike very much his family? (Wet Saturday)
c. What role does Tay Soon’s wife play in contributing to the entire disaster? Explain (Paper)
d. Why is it significant that fighting cocks receive care and attention equal to that given to human babies? Discuss. (Of Cocks and Men)
e. What effect does Natsumi Soscki achieve by attribution consciousness to the cat? (I am a Cat)

5. Sketch the life of a person who is happy to embrace any types of hardship to fulfill the ambition in his/her life. [15]
Discuss in detail how the readers get meaning form the texts they read.
6. Briefly answer any five of the following questions: [5 X 5 = 25]

a. What is the poet’s attitude to environment? (Philip Larking: Going, Going)
b. What similarities and differences do you notice between two texts about war? Explain. (Isaac Rosenburg: Returning, we Hear the Larks. Siegfried Sassoon. Everyone sang)
c. Note the positive and negative possibilities the Hatter sees in the act of authority as used by the royalty. (L. Carsoll: Alice in wonderland)
d. Enumerate different types of ambitions as given in different texts under the heading of ‘Ambitions’.
e. Which of the texts do you find most effective in terms of the theme of “Rebellion”? (George Orwell: Animal farm, John Milton: Paradise Lost, Shakespeare: Macbeth)
f. What is the attitude of Macbeth to war? Does he glorify it or refute it? (Shakespeare: Macbeth)
g. Sketch the image of Harriet as given by Iris Murdoch. (The Sacred and Profane Love Machine)

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