Friday, 28 June 2019

MA English Classical Poetry Past Paper 2019

MA English Classical Poetry Past Paper 2019
If you are looking for the past paper of Classical poetry of MA English Punjab university then here we have shared the MA English Classical Poetry Past Paper 2019 of University of the Punjab.
NOTE: Attempt any FOUR questions including question No. I which is compulsory
All questions carry equal marks.

Q1. Explain with reference to the context any THREE of the following: (25)


  • And specially from every shires ende
    OF England to Canterbury they wende
    The holy blissful martyr for to seke,
    That he hath holpen when they were seeke
  • Where, like a pillow on a bed,
    Pregnant banjo swelled up, to rest
    The violet's relining head,
    Sat we two one another's best
  • Sudden, these honours shall be snatched away
    And cursed forever this victorious day
    For lathe board with cups and spoons is crowned
    The berries crackle, and the mill turns round
  • What should I say!
    Since Faith is dead
    And truth away
    From you is fled
    With doubleness
    Nay! Nay mistress
  • Long after known in Palestine, and nam'd
    Beelzebub To whom th' Arch-Enemy
    And thence in Heav'n call'd Satan, with bold words
    Breaking the horrid silence thus began
  • Q2 How far would you agree that Chaucer's characters are individuals and types simultaneously? Give examples from The Prologue to The Canterbury Tales (25)
  • Q3. How far would you agree that Milton was with the devil's party without knowing it? (25)
  • Q4 How is Belinda representative of eighteenth-century elite society? What moral lesson do you draw from The Rape of the Lock? (25)
  • Q5. What John Donne has tried to convey through his divine poetry? (25)
  • Q6 Discuss the contribution of Surrey and Wyatt to English sonnet. (25)
  • Q7 Critically examine the followings: (25)a Temptation Scene in Book 9 Paradise Lost
    b. Canto I in The Rape of the Lock.

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