BEGE-143 UNDERSTANDING POETRY Solved Assignment 2022-2023
BEGE-143: Understanding Poetry
Assignment July, 2022 & January, 2023 Sessions
(Based on Blocks 1 – 4)
Max. Marks: 100
|Title Name||BEGE-143 English Honours Solved Assignment 2022-2023|
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2022-2023 Course: BA(English Honours)|
|Session||July 2022 and January 2023 Sessions|
|Assignment Code||Assignment for July 2022 and January 2023 Sessions|
|Product||Assignment of BAG(English Honours) 2022-2023 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date||For June Examination: 31st March|
For December Examination: 30th September
Write short notes in about 200 words each: 2 × 5 = 10
(i) Symbol of Chinar in Daruwalla’s poem
(ii) Metaphor of death in ‘Ode to Bombay’.
Explain with reference to the context in 300 words each. 3 X 10 = 30
(i) We can die by it, if not live by love,
And if unfit for tombs and hearse
Our legend be, it will be fit for verse;
(ii) A damsel with a dulcimer
In a vision once I saw:
It was an Abyssinian maid
And on her dulcimer she played,
(iii) Today my son told me
That in the meadows,
At the edge of the heavy woods
In the distance, he saw
trees of white flowers.
Answer the following questions in 800 words each: 4 X 15 = 60
1. Discuss the structural elements in the poems ‘A Dead Baby’ and ‘A Widow’s Lament in
2. Kolatkar had deployed the form of the fable to comment on the political reality of India at
the time. Discuss.
3. Analyse Jyoti Lanjewar’s poetry as the voice of protest.
4. Analyse the relationship between Santhal writing and nature from her poems you have
read in your block.
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