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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

BHU - Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) 2011

Banaras Hindu University
Phone: 0542-2368418, 2307255-58
Fax: 0542-2368418
E-Mail: controller@bhu.ac.in

Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) 2011


The Banaras Hindu University shall conduct Postgraduate Entrance Tests, hereinafter called ‘PET’, during 3rd -4th week of May and 1st week of June, 2011 for admission to various Postgraduate Courses as given hereunder for the Session 2011-2012. Admissions will be made according to merit in the PET, subject to fulfilling of eligibility requirements mentioned below and availability of seats in the particular Course for which the candidate has applied for and appeared in the Entrance Test. These Courses have been divided into “General Courses”, “Professional Courses” and “Special Courses

A. General Courses


(i) FACULTY OF SANSKRIT VIDYA DHARMA VIJNANA


(a) ACHARYA in Veda (Shukla Yajurveda, Krishna Yajurveda, Samveda, Rigveda), Vyakaran, Jyotish (Jyotish Ganit, Jyotish Falit), Dharmashastra, Mimansa, Vedanta, Nyayavaisesika, Prachinanyaya

(b) ACHARYA in Sankhyayoga, Puranetihasa, Sahitya

(c) ACHARYA in Baudha Darshan

(d) ACHARYA in Jain Darshan

(e) ACHARYA in Dharmagama

(ii) FACULTY OF ARTS


(a) M.A. in Bengali, English, Hindi, Kannada@, Pali, Urdu, Sanskrit**, AIHC & Arch.++ (Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology), Philosophy, Geography, Statistics, Mathematics, Home Science

(b) M.A. in Linguistics

(c) M.A. in Nepali

(d) M.A. in Arabic, Chinese, French, German^, Marathi, Persian, Russian , Telugu

(e) M.A. in Indian Philosophy and Religion (IPR)

(f) M.A. in History of Art

(iii) FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

M.A. in Economics, History+, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology++

(iv) FACULTY OF COMMERCE


M. Com

(v) FACULTY OF SCIENCE

(a) M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Science#, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology, Home Science

(b) M.Sc. in Biochemistry

(c) M.Sc. (Tech.) in Geophysics, Geology

B. Professional Courses


(i) INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

M. Sc. in Health Statistics

(ii) INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

M. Sc. (Ag.) (Master of Science in Agriculture) in Agricultural Economics; Agronomy; Animal Husbandry & Dairying; Entomology & Agricultural Zoology; Extension Education; Genetics & Plant Breeding; Horticulture; Mycology & Plant Pathology; Plant Physiology; Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry

(iii) FACULTY OF VISUAL ARTS


M.F.A. in Painting, Applied Arts, Plastic Arts, Pottery & Ceramics, Textile Design

(iv) FACULTY OF PERFORMING ARTS

(a) M. Mus. in Vocal/Instrumental (Sitar, Violin, Flute, Tabla)

(b) MPA in Dance: Kathak/Bharat Natyam

(c) M. Musicology

(v) FACULTY OF EDUCATION

(a) M.Ed. (Master of Education)

(b) M.Ed. (Spl) V.I. [Master of Education (Special)] V.I.

(vi) FACULTY OF ARTS

(a) M.A. in Mass Communication

(b) M.A. in Museology

(c) M.A. in Prayojanmoolak Hindi (Patrakarita)

(d) M. Lib. I. Sc. (Master of Library & Information Science)

(e) M.A. in Manuscriptology and Paleography (Library and Information Science as the nodal department)

(f) M.P.Ed. (Master of Physical Education)

(vii) FACULTY OF LAW


LL.M. (Master of Law)

(viii) FACULTY OF SCIENCE


MCA (Master of Computer Applications)

(ix) MAHILA MAHAVIDYALAYA

M. Sc. in Bioinformatics [For women]

C. SPECIAL COURSES

(i) FACULTY OF ARTS


(a) M.A. in Tourism Management

(ii) FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES


(a) Master of Personnel Management and Industrial Relations

(b) M.A. in Social Work

(c) M.A. in Public Administration

(d) M. A. in Conflict Management and Development (MCMD):

(iii) FACULTY OF COMMERCE

(a) Master of Foreign Trade (MFT)

(b) Master of Financial Management (Risk and Insurance) (MFMRI)

(c) Master of Finance Management (MFM)

(iv) FACULTY OF SCIENCE

(a) M.Sc. in Environmental Science

(b) M.Sc. (Tech.) in Environmental Science & Technology

(c) M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology

(d) M.Sc. in Molecular and Human Genetics

(e) M.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences

(v) FACULTY OF LAW

LL.M. Course in Human Rights & Duties Education

(vi) FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES


(a) MBA in Agri- Business

(vii) FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

(a) M.Sc. (Ag.) Agroforestry

(b) M.Sc.(Ag.) Soil and Water Conservation

(c) Master of Agri-Business Management (MABM)

(d) M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering)

(e) M.Sc in Food Science and Technology

(f) M.Sc in Plant Biotechnology

Important Dates

Commencement date of sale of application forms from the office counter : 15.02.2011
Last date for sale of application forms from the office counter: 15.03.2011
Last date for receipt of duly completed application forms (Without Late Fee): 08.03.2011
Last date for receipt of duly completed application forms (With Late Fee Rs. 150/-): 15.03.2011

Test Cities

The Entrance Test will be held at the following Centres, provided there is sufficient number of candidates for the concerned Centre:

Varanasi
Delhi
Kolkata
Chennai
Hyderabad

For more details, visit: www.bhu.ac.in/admission/UETPET2011/PETbulletin11.pdf

To Check all details, prospectus and admission notice in Hindi, visit: www.bhu.ac.in/admission/UETPET2011/uetpet.html

BHU - UET 2011, Admission Notice BA, B.Com, B.SC, B.Ed, LL.B, B.P.Ed, BFA

Banaras Hindu University
Phone No. 0542-2368418, 0542-2307255

Admission Notice Entrance Test 2011 for Undergraduate Courses

UET 2011


The Banaras Hindu University shall conduct Undergraduate Entrance Tests, hereinafter called UET, during 3rd – 4th week of May, 2011 for admission to various Undergraduate Courses as given hereunder for the Session 2011-2012. Admissions will be made according to merit in the UET, subject to fulfilling of eligibility requirements mentioned below and availability of seats in the particular Course for which the candidate has applied for and appeared in the Test

Undergraduate Courses Academic Session 2011 - 12


B. A. (Hons.) Arts
B. A. (Hons.) Social Sciences
B.Com. (Hons.)/B.Com. (Hons.) Financial Markets Management
B. Sc. (Hons.) Maths Group
B. Sc. (Hons.) Bio. Group
Shastri (Hons.)
B. Sc. (Ag.)
B. Ed. (Bachelor of Education) / B. Ed. (Bachelor of Education [Spl.])
LL.B. (Bachelor of Law)
B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education)
B.Mus. (Bachelor of Music)
B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

Important Dates


Commencement date of sale of application forms from the office counter : 15.02.2011
Last date for sale of application forms from the office counter: 15.03.2011
Last date for receipt of duly completed application forms (Without Late Fee): 08.03.2011
Last date for receipt of duly completed application forms (With Late Fee Rs. 150/-): 15.03.2011

Test Cities

The Test will be held at the following Centres, provided there is sufficient number of candidates for the concerned Centre:

Varanasi
Delhi
Kolkata
Chennai
Hyderabad

For more details, visit: www.bhu.ac.in/admission/UETPET2011/UETbullt(English).pdf

LSAT 2011, Law School of Admission Test - India

Law School of Admission Test - India
(LSAT - India)


LSAT—India is a standardised test of reading and verbal reasoning skills designed by the USA–based Law School Admission Council (LSAC) for use by law schools in India.

Admission 2011

5-year Integrated B.A. LL.B. (or an equivalent 5-year Integrated LL.B. degree course)

3-year Bachelor of Law (LL.B.)
programme and/or LL.M. programme.

Participating Colleges

Bharat Law College - Jaipur
(affiliated to University of Rajasthan)

Central India College of Law, Godhani - Nagpur
(affliated to RTM, Nagpur University)

Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies – Durgapur
(affiliated to University of Burdwan)

IIT Kharagpur - School of Law
(IIT Kharagpur)

Indira Priyadarshini College of Law – Bangalore
(affiliated to Karnataka State Law University)

Institute of Law and Research – Faridabad
(affiliated to M.D. University, Rohtak)

ITM Law School - Gurgaon
(ITM University)

Jagan Nath University, Law Faculty – Jaipur
(Jagan Nath University)

Janhit College of Law – NOIDA
(affiliated to Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut)

Jindal Global Law School - Sonipat (Haryana)
(affiliated to Jindal Global University)

Jodhpur Institute of Law – Jodhpur
(affiliated to Jodhpur National University)

JSS Law College – Mysore
(Autonomous under Karnataka State Law University, Hubli)

K.L.E. Society’s Law College – Bangalore
(affiliated to Karnataka State Law University)

K.L.E. Society’s B. V. Bellad Law College – Belgaum
(affiliated to Karnataka State Law University)

K.L.E. Society's Gurusiddappa Kotambri Law College – Hubli
(affiliated to Karnatak University)

MATS Law School, MATS University - Raipur
(MATS University)

New Law College – Ahmednagar
(affiliated to University of Pune)

Oxford College of Law – Bangalore
(affiliated to Karnataka State Law University)

Sardar Patel Subharti Institute of Law
(affiliated to Swami Vivekananda Subharti University)

Shri Vaishnav Institute of Law – Indore
(affiliated to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya)

Siddhartha College of Law - Mumbai
(affiliated to Mumbai University)

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies - Dehradun
(UPES, Dehradun)

Important Dates

Registration Window (Online Payments) 25th Jan, 2011 to 18th Apr, 2011

Registration Window (Demand Draft Payments) 25th Jan, 2011 to 11th Apr, 2011

Admit Card Release 21st Apr, 2011 to 27th Apr, 2011

LSAT—India 2011, Test Date 30th Apr, 2011

Announcement of Results 1st Jun, 2011

The locations for the LSAT—India are:

North: Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow

South: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi

West: Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Mumbai, Pune

East: Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi

Download the free sample test for LSAT — India 2011

For more details, eligibility, apply online, visit: www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia

Gujarat University Question Papers

Gujarat University Previous Year Question Papers

If you are looking for Gujarat University Question Papers then you can get the ten year and old year question paper from here. Click the following to get the question papers.

MA English Question Papers

Question Paper of MA English - Drama in English

Question Paper MA-II 123

MA English Critical Theory

George Bernard Shaw MA English

Women's Writing MA English Question Paper


BCA Question Papers

Data Communications & Networks

Internet Technologies

BCA 3rd Year Question Paper of Internet Technologies, Gujarat University

Third Year B. C. A. (Theory) Examination

April / May – 2003

Internet Technologies (BCA - 303)


Time : 3 Hours
Total Marks : 50

1 Attempt any ten : 10

(1) What is the use of Javah ?
(2) What is Method Overloading ?
(3) What is the use of finalizer ?
(4) Explain 'Super' Keyword.
(5) What are Wrapper Classes ?
(6) Explain the Java.Util.Date class.
(7) The name of a Java program file must match the name of class with the extension. Java. (True / False).
(8) The break statement is required in the default case of Switch Selection Structure (True / False)
(9) When Present, package must be the first non-comment statement in the file. (True / False).
(10) A method declared as stalic can not access non-static class members. (True / False)
(11) Throwing an exception always causes program termination. (True / False).
(12) Any method in a super class can be overridden in its subclass.

2 Answer the following : (any five) 10

(1) Why Java is known as platform independent ?
(2) Differenciate between Java and C.
(3) Explain type conversion and type casting.
(4) When do we declare a method or class as final ?
(5) How can we set priority of a thread ?
(6) Differenciate between string and stringbuffer class.
(7) What is Stream ? Explain Filtered stream.

3 (a) Answer the following : (any two) 6

(1) Discuss Java Environment (API & JDK)
(2) Explain life cycle of thread with diagram.
(3) What is package ? Explain how do we add a class or an interface in a package.

(b) Differentiate the following : (any two) 4

(1) Interface and abstract class.
(2) Instance variable and class variable.
(3) Applet and Application.

4 (a) List any four inbuilt exceptions. Also explain how can you throw your own exception. 5

OR

(a) Explain Life cycle of an Applet. (with diagrams) 5

4 (b) What is E - Commerce ? Explain B2B, B2C and C2C business Models. 5

OR

(b) List out any six ASP objects. Explain any two objects of them. 5

5 Attempt any two : 10

(1) Write a program that counts number of words, and lines in the file. Take the file name as a command line arguments.

(2) Write a code for an applet that let the user enter two numbers from the two text fields. When user press a button, with the caption "Multiply" it displays Multiplication in third text field.

(3) Write a program that accepts five numbers from the commandline arguments and store them in a vector. Also write methods for :

(1) To delete an element
(2) To add an element at a Specified Location
(3) To add an element at the end.
(4) To Print the contents of the vector.

BCA 3rd Year Question Paper of Data Communication & Networks, Gujarat University

Third Year B. C. A. Examination

April / May – 2003

Data Communication & Networks (301)
(Theory)


Time : 3 Hours
Total Marks : 50

Instructions : (1) Draw diagrams wherever necessary.
(2) Write new question on new page.

1 Do as directed : (any ten) 10

(i) Define signal to noise ratio.
(ii) Synchronous transmission is more efficient than asynchronous transmission. (T/F)
(iii) State any two advantages of coaxial cable.
(iv) Evesdropping is not possible in fiber optic cable. (T/F)
(v) What is multipath fading ?
(vi) What is phase jitter ?
(vii) Sketch the transmitted waveform for the bit pattern 101011 using PSK technique.
(viii) Draw mixer diagram.
(ix) What is a trunk ?
(x) What is the function of Bridge ?
(xi) What protocol is used at Data-link layer in X.25 ?
(xii) What is IEEE name for token ring ?

2 Answer the following : (any five) 10

(i) Explain Bit Rate and Baud Rate.
(ii) On a transmission channel, 600 character message using ASCII 7 bit code is used. For asynchronous data transmission, there is one start bit and one stop bit and a single error detection character is added. Calculate the efficiency of transmission.
(iii) Explain Infrared waves.
(iv) State the characteristics of Radio waves.
(v) What is the concept of Differential phase shifting ?
(vi) List the functions of network node.
(vii) Differentiate between star bus and star ring topology.

3 (a) Explain the different data transmission modes with 5 example.

OR

(a) Explain satellite and terrestrial microwave transmission. 5
(b) What is modulation ? Explain AM, FM and PM with waveforms. 5

OR

(b) Explain physical topologies with diagram. 5

4 Answer the following : (any five) 10

(i) What is data compression technique ?
(ii) A 4.6 cost signal is naturally sampled at the rate of 56 kHz using 1.50 micro second sampling pulses. What is the value of the reconstructed output signal ?
(iii) Explain Bit stuffing technique. How 1101111111110 frame will be transmitted using this technique ?
(iv) Explain different rate access techniques in ISDN.
(v) State the advantages of fiber optic cable.
(vi) Explain Active Repeater.
(v) Enlist three components of satellite and what is the main function of space component ?

5 (a) Explain PCM with block diagram. 5

OR

(a) Explain FDDI in detail. How does the backup system work in case of one or both rings are broken.5

(b) Explain Data link, Network and Transport layer in detail. 5

OR

(b) Explain optical scanning method with functional diagram. 5

Women’s Writing Question Papers of MA English - Gujarat University

MA-II-62

April-2007

English

Paper-VII – C
(Women’s Writing)


Time : 3 Hours
Max. Marks : 100

Instructions : (1) Attempt all questions.
(2) All questions carry equal marks.

1. (a) Show how the ‘Angel in the House’ image interferes with woman’s role as a creative writer.

OR

(b) Evaluate ‘A Room of One’s Own’ as a feminist trend-setter.

2. (a) Gynocentric approach rejects both imitation and protest (of the feminist phase) and turns instead to female experience as the source of an autonomous identity. Substantiate.

OR

(b) Discuss in detail the salient features of the Gynocentric critical approach to literature.

3. (a) “While Jane’s rejection of Rochester shows her independence, her acceptance of him shows her humanity.” Elaborate.

OR

(b) With Jane Eyre women’s writing ushers in a new era of female protagonists.” Discuss.

4. (a) “Rhys places a marginal character at the centre and thus decentres an inherited narrative structure.” Discuss with reference to Wide Sargasso Sea.

OR

(b) “Wide Sargasso Sea explores the helplessness of a woman under the patriarchal law of inheritance”. Comment.

5. (a) “Maggie chooses submission and sacrifice rather than revolt and personal fulfillment.” Comment.

OR

(b) “The Mill on the Floss provides a compendium of handicaps imposed upon women.” Elaborate.

6. (a) “Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye exposes the beauty myth with all its complexities.” Discuss.

OR

(b) Show how the narrative technique of The Bluest Eye assists in enfolding the subtle but poignant theme.

7. (a) “All female characters in The Fire on the Mountain suffer physically, emotionally and spiritually.” Comment.

OR

(b) Evaluate Fire on the Mountain as a feminist novel.

8. (a) “Vasudha fails to care out her space in the patriarchal world, instead she ends up as an escapist.” Comment.

OR

(b) Do you think that the solutions presented by Kundanika Kapadia to women are practical ? Give reasons for your answer.

9. Show your acquaintance with any two :

1. In search of Our Mothers’ Gardens.
2. Female Imagination.
3. Eco feminism.
4. The Second Sex

10. Show your acquaintance with any two :

1. The Yellow Wallpaper.
2. Radical Feminism.
3. Feminine, Feminist, female.
4. Woman’s Language.

Question Paper of George Bernard Shaw MA English, Gujarat University

MA-II-60

April-2007

English

Paper-VII A

Special Author
(George Bernard Shaw)


Time : 3 Hours
Max. Marks : 100

Instructions : (1) Attempt all the ten questions.
(2) Each question is for ten marks.

1. (a) “Bernard Shaw puts the structure of traditional love triangle up side down in Candida.” Comment. 10

OR

(b) “Candida is the embodiment of Shaw’s concept of New Woman.” Elucidate.

2. (a) “Arms and the Man” is Shaw’s critical comment on war and manhood.” Substantiate. 10

OR

(b) “Arms and the Man redefines the idea of patriotism with a realistic and rational touch.” Comment.

3. (a) “St. Joan though defeated, comes out as a victorious character in the play.” Do you agree ? Comment. 10

OR

(b) Discuss how Bernard Shaw questions the conventional notion of religion in the play St. Joan.

4. (a) Discuss in detail Shaw’s theory of Life Force as portrayed in Man and Superman. 10

OR

(b) Shaw satirises the idealistic liberals of his times through the character of Roebulk Romden in Man and Superman.

5. (a) “Doctor’s Dilemma is Shaw’s serious comment on the medical profession.” Discuss. 10

OR

(b) Justify the title Doctor’s Dilemma.

6. (a) “Pygmalian celebrates the power of correctly articulated language in the social context.” Elaborate. 10

OR

(b) “Shaw’s characters are decision-makers affecting the course of action.” Substantiate with reference to Pygmalian.

7. (a) “Shakespeare’s Caesar is a man of emotion while Shaw’s Caesar is a man of action.” Do you agree ? Comment. 10

OR

(b) Comment on the antisentimental attitude of Shaw as reflected in Caesar and Cleopatra.

8. (a) “Ministers come and ministers go, but I go on for ever” Elaborate the given statement from The Apple Cart with reference to Shaw’s views on democracy. 10

OR

(b) In The Apple Cart the character of Mangus occupies the centre place, rest are marginalized.” Comment.

9. (a) Evaluate Bernard Shaw as an iconoclast with reference to his plays. 10

OR

(b) Discuss Shaw as a dramatist who defines himself as someone who was “born to set the society right.”

10. (a) “Shaw’s plays are more about ideas than about action.” Elaborate. 10

OR

(b) “Shaw’s protagonists are his mouth piece.” Do you agree ? Comment.

Question Paper of MA English Critical Theory April 2007, Gujarat University

MA-II-30

April-2007

English

Paper-VI


(Critical Theory)
(New Course)

Time : 3 Hours
Max. Marks : 100

Instructions : (1) Attempt all questions.
(2) All questions carry equal marks.

1. (a) Examine critically Aristotle’s notion of tragedy.

OR

(b) Discuss in detail Aristotle’s views on the ideal tragic hero.

2. (a) Tate attacks the fallacy of communication in poetry. Comment.

OR

(b) Discuss the notion of tension as discussed by Tate in ‘Tension in Poetry’.

3. (a) A poem is prose plus X. Elaborate the statement with reference to Ransom’s essay ‘Criticism as pure speculation’.

OR

(b) A poem is a democratic state whereas prose is a totalitarian state. Comment.

4. (a) Write a detailed note on the significance of literary communication.

OR

(b) Explain the difference between literary communication and day-to-day communication.

5. (a) Discuss at length Derrida’s views on logocentricity.

OR

(b) Write a detailed note on Derrida’s views on bricolage.

6. (a) Attempt an essay on Showalter’s contribution to feminist criticism.

OR

(b) Bring out the appropriateness of the title ‘Feminist Criticism in Wilderness’.

7. (a) Write a detailed note on Bharata’s views on the origin of drama.

OR

(b) Rasa is the soul of drama. Comment.

8. (a) Discuss in detail the role of word power in poetry.

OR

(b) Poetry is not possible without symbolic meaning. Justify.

9. (a) Show your acquaintance with any two of the following :

(1) Formalism
(2) Psychoanalysis
(3) Sociological School
(4) Marxist Approach

10. Show your acquaintance with any two of the following :

(1) Geneva School
(2) Post Modernism
(3) The Chicago Critics
(4) Postcolonial Criticism

MA English - MA-II-123, Question Paper of Gujarat University

MA-II-123

April-2007

English (Subsidiary)

Paper-V

(Drama in English)
(New Course)


Time : 3 Hours
Max. Marks : 100

Instructions : (1) All questions are compulsory.
(2) All questions carry equal marks.

1. (a) Evaluate Oedipus Rex as a tragedy of fate.

OR

(b) “Oedipus Rex reaffirms Sophocles’ faith in theocentric humanism.” Comment.

2. (a) Evaluate King Lear as a Shakespearean tragedy.

OR

(b) Discuss Lear as a man more sinned against than sinning.

3. (a) “Ibsen’s Ghost is a critique of modern society.” Comment.

OR

(b) “Mrs. Alving is a victim of patriarchal traditions and customs.” Justify.

4. (a) “A Street Car Named Desire is a precise depiction of the conflict between illusion and reality.” Comment.

OR

(b) Write a detailed note on the technique of expressionism in A Street Car Named Desire.

5. (a) Examine Waiting For Godot as an absurd play.

OR

(b) Bring out the element of menace while discussing the characters of Vladimir and Estragon in Waiting For Godot.

6. (a) “The Post Office reaffirms Tagore’s faith in the immortality of soul.” Comment.

OR

(b) Bring out the appropriateness of the title The Post Office.

7. Arrange the given details (for each entry) in MLA style and then list them as “Works Cited”. (Please ignore unnecessary details and notice the missing ones.)

(1) a vindication of the rights of woman a book written by Mary (first name) Woolstonecraft (surname) ed. By Carol H. Poston. The book was published in 1975 by Norton Pub. at New York.
(2) book title : Where the wild things are by Maurice (first name) Sandak (surname) published in 1963.
(3) An article in a scholarly journal called Mosaic, Vol. no. 29 of 1996 p 91-109. The title of the article The Politics of culture Author Laurie (name) Vickery (surname)

8. Explain the following items/abbreviations in a line or two. (any five)

(1) rpt.
(2) et. al.
(3) ed.
(4) MLA
(5) PMLA
(6) sic.
(7) Plagiarism

9. Show your acquaintance with (any two)

(1) Richard II
(2) Agamemnon
(3) The Birthday Party
(4) Hayavadana

10. Show your acquaintance with (any two)

(1) Murder in the Cathedral
(2) St. Jone
(3) The Way of the World
(4) Swapnavasavdattm

Question Paper of MA English April 2007 - Drama in English, Gujarat University

MA-II-05

April-2007

English (Main)

Paper-V (Drama in English) (New Course)


Time : 3 Hours
Max. Marks : 100

Instructions : (1) All questions are compulsory.
(2) All questions carry equal marks.

1. (a) “God’s design in ambiguous, hidden and deceiving”. Elaborate the statement with special reference to Oedipus Rex.

OR

(b) “Oedipus’ greatness is at once the source of his difficulties and of his heroic stature as saviour of Thebes”. Comment.

2. (a) “The final impression of King Lear is more that of a chaos than of a moral order”. Comment.

OR

(b) Examine King Lear as an ideal Shakespearean tragedy.

3. (a) “Ibsen’s Ghost is a bitter comment on the complexities of human relationships”. Justify.

OR

(b) “Mrs. Alving is a victim of patriarchal traditions and customs”. Comment.

4. (a) “Blanche Du Bois is the perfect embodiment of the American society’s impotence and sterility”. Discuss.

OR

(b) “Tennessee Williams successfully disintegrates the American hypocrisy of beauty and success in A Street Car Named Desire”. Elaborate.

5. (a) “Waiting For Godot is a play about absurdity of modern life.” Do you agree ? Give reasons for your answer.

OR

(b) Write a critical note on the dramatic technique in Waiting for Godot.

6. (a) The Post Office conveys an atmosphere of gentleness and peace. Comment.

OR

(b) “The message of The Post Office is inspite of all the pathos and tragedy life is beautiful”. Illustrate.

7. Arrange the given details (for each entry) in MLA style and then list them as “Works cited”. (Please ignore unnecessary details and notice the missing ones)

(a) British women (Book title) by Paula (name) Feldman (surname) Baltimore, John Hopkins Publication 1997.
(b) Literary Scholarship (title of the article) Northrope Frye in Paula (title of the journal) N.Y. issue no 99 of 1984.
(c) What do Onions do ? (book title) by Richard (name) Freedman (surname) Basic publishers N.Y. 1984.

8. Explain the following items/abbreviations in a line or two (any five) :

(1) MLA
(2) Sic.
(3) Plagiarism
(4) PMLA
(5) nd
(6) rpt
(7) et al.

9. Show your acquaintance with any two of the following :

(1) Richard II
(2) The way of the world
(3) The Road
(4) The Cherry Orchard

10. Show your acquaintance with any two of the following :

(1) Hayavadana
(2) St. Jone
(3) Murder in the Cathedral
(4) Swapnavasavdattm

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