MA English Literature Question paper (Indian Writings in English) SEM-4 June 2022

M.A. SEM-4 Question paper

English Literature (Paper - III) 

Indian Writing in English

Time: 3 Hours

Max.M. 85/ Min.M.28

Section-A (Objective type question)

Note: Attempt all questions. Each question carries 02 marks.

Q1. Choose the correct option :


(i) Mulk Raj Anand was born in...

(a) 1905          (b) 1908 

(c) 1910          (d) 1912 

(ii) Untouchable was first published in...

(a) 1935          (b) 1940 

(c) 1945          (d) 1950

(iii) Panchtantra was written by...

(a) Vishnu Sharma 
(b) Munsi Premchand
(c) Amitav Ghosh
(d) M.R. Anand

(iv) The English teacher is written by...    

(a) R.K. Narayan 
(b) Amitav Ghosh 
(c) Shashe Deshpande
(d) Vishnu Sharma

(v) Who has said 'I don't think that I had any special hankering to write poetry'...

(a) Kamala Das 
(b) R.K. Narayan 
(c) Sarojini Naidu 
(d) Amitav Ghosh


(i)a, (ii)a (iii)a, (iv)a, (v)a

MA English Literature Question paper (Indian Writings in English) SEM-4 June 2022

Section-B (Short Answer type questions) 

Note: 07×5=35 marks/ Attempt any five questions.

Q2. Examine theme of love in the poetry of Kamala Das.

Q3. Trace the Sensuous Love of Nature in the poems of Sarojini Naidu. 

Q4. Discuss the theme of Untouchable.(👈 Click Here) 

Q5. Appreciate the English teacher by R.K. Narayan.

Q6. Trace the theme of the Shroud. 

Q7. Give a character-sketch of Thamma. 

Q8. Explain with reference to the context :

"I tire my beauty I tire of this empty splendour and shadow less bliss".

Q9. Explain with reference to the context :

"A Society in which those who laboured night and day were not in the much better shape than these two; a society in which compared to the peasants those who know how to exploit the peasants".

Q10. Explain with reference to the context :

"If she does not go to heaven, then will those fat rich people go - who loot the poor with both hands and go to the Ganges to wash away their sin and offer holy water its temples".

Section-C (Long Answer type questions)

Note: Attempt any two questions. Each question carries 20 marks.

Q11. Critically evaluate Sarojini Naidu as a poet of love with suitable examples.

Q12. Discuss Kamala Das as a perfect 'Queer Winter' dealing the theme of sexuality and female pleasure.

Q13. Examine the merits and demerits of Shroud by Munshi Premchand from the art of story point of view.

Q14. The Shadow lines is a nice study of pathos by Amitav Ghosh.

Q15. Shashi Desh Pandey depicts the anguish and conflict of the modern educated Indian Women.

Q16. Discuss M.R. Anand's Untouchable in your own words. (👈 Click here)

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