BEGLA-137 Language through Literature
Solved Assignment 2021-2022
BEGLA-137: Language through Literature
Assignment July, 2021 & January, 2022 Sessions
(Based on Blocks 1 – 4)
Max. Marks: 100
Answer all questions.
|Title Name||BEGLA-137 English Solved Assignment 2021-2022|
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2021-2022 Course: BA(English)|
|Session||July 2021 and January 2022 Sessions|
|Product||Assignment of BAG(English) 2021-2022 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date||For June Examination: 30th April or as per dates given in the website|
For December Examination: 31st October or as per dates given in the website
1. Show your understanding of the distinction between 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:
Mohan was playing cards …………………………. some other people. He tried
…………………………. cheat the others …………………………. using an extra card.
Unfortunately, he was caught …………………………. the act and was subsequently shot
3. Make five words using the prefix ‘Dis’ as in ‘Dislike’
4. Correct the following sentences: (10)
(i) The Police is looking into the case.
(ii) He has written to me yesterday.
(iii) We returned back from Mumbai yesterday.
(iv) I have cooked lot of food.
(v) Each of the books were costly.
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 monsoon, the banyan 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? (2)
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 the person who has inspired you most in
about 300 words.
7. Read the following poem and answer questions that follow: Read the following poem and
answer questions that follow:
Strange but true is the story
of the sea-turtle and the shark —the instinctive
drive of the weak to survive in the oceanic dark.
riven by hunger front abyss to shoal, Sometimes the
shark swallows the sea-turtle whole.
The sly reptilian marine
withdraws, into the shell of his undersea craft,
his leathery head and the rapacious claws
that can rip a rhinoceros’ hide or strip a crocodile
now inside the shark,
the sea-turtle begins the churning seesaws
of his descent into pelagic hell;
then… then with ravenous jaws that can cut sheet steel
the sea-turtle gnaws… and gnaws… and gnaws…his
way to freedom,
beyond the vomiting dark, beyond the stomach
walls of the shark.
i) What is the dominant atmosphere in the poem? (5)
ii) The sly reptilian marine withdraws,
into the shell
of his undersea craft (5)
Comment on the use of the quotation in the poem.
iii) Use the following words in your own sentences in a figurative sense: (5)
steel scrap, leathery head, oceanic dark, ravenous jaws,
beyond the stomach walls
iv) Comment on the allegory use in the poem? (5)
8. Give the meanings of the phrasal verbs used in the following sentences. (10)
a. She is beating about the bush.
b. We hooked up at the conference.
c. The boss called for the file.
d. He has decided to hang the boots.
e. She rounded up the argument and ended all confusion.
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