BEGLA-137 Language through Literature
Solved Assignment 2020-2021
Course Code: BEGLA-137
Maximum Marks: 100
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2020-21 Course: BA(English General)|
|Short Name||BEGLA-137 (ENGLISH)|
|Product||Assignment of BAG(English General)) 2020-2021 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date|| The completed assignment should be sent to the Coordinator of the Study
Centre allotted to you by 30th April (for June exam) and 31st October (for December
exam). Please read the instructions given in your Programme Guide. Now read the
following guidelines carefully before answering the questions.
1. Show your understanding of literary and non-literary prose by citing
examples and discussing them. 450 words(You may give the source)
2. Fill in the blank in the following passage with suitableprepositions:
The man was playing cards some other people. He
tried cheat the others using an extra card.Unfortunately,
he was caught the act and wassubsequently shot death.
3. Make five words using the prefix ‘un’ as ‘unusual’
4. Correct the following sentences: (10)
(i) The barn was most large.
(ii) I am going to home.
(iii) Non-violence is a first article of my faith.
(iv) I have cooked lot of food.
(v) She is having a large bank balance.
5. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow:
The tree crickets were a band of willing artists who would start
singing at almost any time of the day. At the height of the
tree was like an orchestra with the musicians constantly tuning up. A
small flute in my hand, I would add my shrill piping to that of the
crickets and cicadas. But they must have thought poorly of my piping
because whenever I played, the insects fell silent!
(i) Who are being talked about in the passage?
Describe the passage in your own words. (6)
(iiii) Make sentences with ‘orchestra and ‘tuning up
6. Write a passage using rhetorical devices on a person or idea in
about 300 words.
7. Read the following poem and answer questions that follow: Read the following
poem and answer questions that follow:
I will give a reply
to your unasked question. Strangely
you all seem expecting it.
I have no wish to live any
longer, dear son! With
hollow words of empty
with loveless strokes,
you gave me a gulp of water. Quite
unfeeling your hands are!
rolling down my eyes- “She
may not go now
shh! She will hear! Be Silent!” No
need to move,
to open my eyes.
My ear like twin-boats
carry the weight of your
i) What is the dominant atmosphere in the poem?
ii) “She may not go now 5
shh! She will hear! Be silent!”
Comment on the use of the quotation in the poem.
iii) Use the following words in your own sentences in a figurative sense: 5
life-flow, twin-boats, hollow words, empty concern,
weight of words
iv) Who are the speakers in the poem? Are there more speaker than one? 5
8. Give the meanings of the phrasal verbs used in the following sentences. 10
a. She is beating about the bush.
b. I have developed cold feet for thejob.
c. The boss called for the file.
d. I have decided to call it a day.
e. She rounded up the argument and ended all confusion.
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