MEG-08 NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH
SOLVED ASSIGNMENT 2020-2021
ASSIGNMENT FOR MEG – 08
NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH
July 2020 and January 2021 Session
Assignment Code: MEG-8/TMA/2020-2021
Max Marks: 100
|Title Name||MEG-08 English Solved Assignment 2020-21|
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2020-2021 Course: MA(English) MEG|
|Short Name||MEG-08 (ENGLISH)|
|Submission Date||Submission: The completed assignment should be sent to the Coordinator of the Study
Centre allotted to you by 31st March 2021(if enrolled in the July 2020 Session) and 30th
Sept, 2021 (if enrolled in the January 2021 session).
Attempt all the ten questions and answer each question in approximately 500 words.
1 Do you think ‘New Literatures in English is a more appropriate term than ‘Commonwealth
Literatures’? Give reasons for your answer.
2 A Grain of Wheat clearly expresses Ngugi’s views about British colonial rule in Kenya. Do you
agree? Give a reasoned answer.
3 Is Wole Soyinka making a political statement through his play A Dance of the Forests? Discuss
with reference to the play.
4 Analyze Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice-Candy Man as a novel of Partition.
5 Examine Naipaul’s A House for Mr. Biswas as a diasporic novel.
6 Compare and contrast Brathwaite’s analysis of Jamaican society in “Wings of a Dove” with
Walcott’s views on Trinidadian society in “The Spoiler’s Return.”
7 How does the poem “Dan is the Man” subvert and debunk the tools of colonial education?
8 Does Patrick White use myths and symbols convincingly in The Solid Mandala? Explain with
examples from the text.
9 Attempt a detailed character sketch of Hager Shipley in the novel The Stone Angel.
10 There is a close relationship between language and culture. Do you agree? Base your answer on
your knowledge of African literature.
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