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ENGLISH-A CLASS XI
Full Marks – 100 1. Prose – 20 marks 2. Verse – 20 marks Textual Grammar – 16 marks 1. Essay writing [350-400 words] – 12 marks 2. Rhetoric – 12 marks 3. Project – 20 marks Prose and Poetry – (40 m/40P)

Prose 1. One of these Days-Gabriel Garcia Marquez 2. The Sunder-bans Inheritance- Bittu Sehgal 3. Making Writing Simple- J.B. Priestley 4. Through the Tunnel- Dorris Lessing Poetry 1. Stolen Boat – William Wordsworth 2. You who never arrived – Rainer Maria Rilke 3. Snake- D H Lawrence 4. The Monkey and the Crocodile – Vikram Seth

Textual Grammar – (16M/10P) Questions will be set on the following grammatical items from the prescribed pieces: Tense, Voice, Group verbs, Preposition, Relative clause, Participle, Gerund, Subject- verb agreement. Essay writing (350-400 words- 12M/12P) Essays on current topics should be practiced. Rhetoric (12M/8P) 4 questions (out of 6) of 3 marks each (1 mark for identifying the figure of speech and 2 marks for explaining) will be set from the following figures of speech: Simile, Metaphor, Metonymy, Synecdoche, Alliteration, Hyperbaton, Epigram, Anti-thesis, Irony, Innuendo, Transferred epithet, Oxymoron, Interrogation, Exclamation, Epanaphora, Chiasmus, Litotes, Onomatopoeia. Project (20M/10P) Topics for project: (any one) § The Canterbury Tales § Elizabethan Drama § Eighteenth century Novel

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Romantic Poetry

ENGLISH-A CLASS XII
Question from Prose Section – 20 marks Question from Verse Section – 20 marks Questions from play – 12 marks Textual grammar – 10 marks Substance with critical analysis – 8 marks ESP [business letter, article writing] – 10 marks Project – 20 marks TOTAL- 100 marks Prose and Poetry – Prose 1. 2. 3. 4. (40 m/40P)

Michael Angelo – Gulzar Debut on Stage – Charles Chaplin War – Luigi Pirandello A Chameleon – Anton Chekov

Poetry 1. Let me Not – William Shakespeare 2. Song Offerings # 63 – Rabindranath Tagore 3. Dulce et Decorum – Wilfred Owen 4. Tonight I can write – Pablo Neruda Play (12M/10P)

Cathleen ni Houlihan – W.B Yeats Textual Grammar – (10M/10P) i. Synthesis and splitting of sentences ii. Change of narration iii. Correction of Errors Substances with critical analysis (8M/6P) Students have to write substances either from a prose passage (200-250 words) or from a poem (14 lines). ESP [business letter, article writing] (10M/6P) Either business letter or article writing (150words) Project : (2000-2500 words ) (20M/10P) Topics for project: (any one) I. Victorian Novel II. Victorian Poetry III. Modern Drama IV. Modern Poetry

ENGLISH-A SYLLABUS CLASS XI - XII
Prose – XI & XII 1. One of these Days2. The Sunder-bans Inheritance3. Making Writing Simple4. Through the Tunnel5. Michael Angelo – 6. Debut on Stage – 7. War – 8. A Chameleon – 9. A Face on the Wall 10. Open Window 11. A Bouquet of Love 12. The Crippling Mask 13. The Pass and the Home Girl 14. Those Songs 15. Science and Society 16. My Washerwoman 17. No 1 Ladies Detective 18. Agency Chap 1 19. A letter to theo (Excerpt) 20. The False Gems 21. A Devoted Son Poetry- XI & XII 1. Stolen Boat 2. You who never arrived 3. Banalata Sen 4. The Monkey and the Crocodile 1. On Killing a Tree 2. Asleep in the Valley 3. Shall I Compare Thee 4. The Poetry of Earth 5. Woman 6. Snake 7. Professor 8. Mother at Sixty 9. Death be not Proud 10. When on the bed the moonlight 11. Wanderer (translation) 12. Coins 13. Marina 14. A Martian sends a postcard home 15. Ars Poetica 16. The Imaginary Iceberg Play 2. 1. Cathleen ni Houlihan The Post Office W.B Yeats Rabindranath Tagore

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Bittu Sehgal J.B. Priestley Dorris Lessing Gulzar Charles Chaplin Luigi Pirandello Anton Chekov E V Lucas Saki Ruskin Bond Julius Fast Ronald Williams Satyajit Ray Albert Einstein T S Arthur Alexander McCall Smith Vincent Van Gogh Guy de Maupassant Anita Desai

William Wordsworth Rainer Maria Rilke Jibanananda Das Vikram Seth Gieve Patel Arthur Rimbaud William Shakespeare J. Keats Nikki...
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