English Literature Punjab PMS Paper II 2009

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF
PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE, ETC. – 2009

ENGLISH LITERATURE (OPTIONAL) PAPER-II

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

NOTE: Make an attempt on Five of the following questions.

Q.1 Jonathan Swift is famous for being misanthrope make an analysis with the help of “Gulliver’s Travels”. 20

Q.2 Jane Austen despite her limitations, is a perfect artist. Elaborate. OR
Love and marriage is the major theme of “Pride & Prejudice”. Discuss.

Q.3 Do you agree that the Two outstanding themes of “Tale of Two Cities” are resurrection and renunciation? Give reasons to elaborate. 20

Q.4 The story “Rose & the Nightingale” reflects sharp contrast between true love and materialistic approach. Give comprehensive reply. 20

Q.5 The -Theory of Imitations” has been propounded by Aristotle in-his Poetics. Can you elaborate in an extensive manner. 20

Q.6 Francis Bacon in his essay “on Studies” touches upon different aspects to pinpoint drawbacks, in proverbial manner. Do you agree? 20

Q.7 How does Naguib Mehfouz’s “The Mummy Awakes” bring to light the social plight of local peasants in Egypt? 20

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