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First Year B.A./B.Com. Examination, April/May 2013 (SIM – New) ENGLISH LANGUAGE Poetry, Prose, Fiction and Language Component Time : 3 Hours Note : All Sections are compulsory. SECTION – A Answer any three questions without omitting Poetry or Novel : 2. Write a critical analysis of ‘Upon West Minister Bridge’. 3. Narrate the circumstances that led to Raju’s imprisonment. 4. Describe Rosie’s visit to the snake charmer. 5. Examine Raju-Rosie relationship in the novel The Guide. SECTION – B Answer any three questions Q. No. 6 is compulsory : 6. Explain the various uses of studies as presented by Bacon. OR Discuss the incidents which, led to the grim drudgery and tribulations of the Loisels in The Necklace’. 7. Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions. (5×2=10) Corruption is an illegal and unlawful activity done for money. It has become very common in our country. It appears that nothing can be got done without bribing someone. Every institution in India is infested with corruption. Politicians are guilty of a massing wealth through unlawful means. But they continue to be in seats of power because the citizens elect them blindly. Various types of corruption are found in India : bribery, nepotism, favouritism, violation of rules, wilful neglect of regulations etc. It exists in every field : Administration, police, army, education, construction, judiciary, medicine and others. As a result, the poor and the helpless P.T.O.

Max. Marks : 90

(3×15=45)

1. How does Shakespeare bring out the nature of true love in the “Sonnet, 116” ?

(3×10=30)

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people suffer endless misery. Greed is the main reason for corruption. In addition, we do not have a strong value system. Materialistic lifestyle is another major cause. How can we eradicate this menace ? Solution lies in building a strong character based on values like integrity, concern for society and patriotism. To achieve this, we...
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