Syllabus for B.A. English Literature

Topics: Literature, Fiction, Poetry Pages: 6 (1417 words) Published: September 3, 2013
PROPOSED SYLLABUS FOR B.A.I, B.A.II, B.A.III—ENGLISH LITERATURE ENGLISH LITERATURE

B.A. PART I PAPER FIRST PAPER SECOND POETRY PROSE 50 MARKS 50 MARKS

B.A.PART II

ENGLISH LITERATURE-2012-13 PAPER I DRAMA PAPER II FICTION 50 MARKS 50 MARKS

B.A.PART III ENGLISH LITERATURE-2013-14 PAPER 1HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE PAPER II INDIAN ENGLISH LITERATURE OR INDIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION 50 MARKS 50 MARKS

PAPERIII NEW LITERATURES IN ENGLISH

50 MARKS

THE BOARD OF STUDIES IN ENGLISH ALSO RESOLVED TO EFFECT SOME MODIFICATIONS IN THE COURSE OF STUDY OF B.A.I, II, III OF ENGLISH LITERATURE IN ORDER TO MAKE THE SYLLABUS AT PAR WITH THE SYLLABUS OF OTHER UNIVERSITIES OF U.P. AND ACCORDING TO THE GUIDELINES SUGGESTED BY THE U.G.C.

B.A.I ENGLISH LITERATURE Paper-I (POETRY) MM. 50 Unit-I: Ten short answer questions based on the entire course.

Unit-II Forms of poetry 1. The Sonnet 2. The Elegy 3. The Ode 4. The Epic 5. The Ballad 6. The Lyric 7. The Dramatic Monologue 8. Allegory Stanza forms 1. The Heroic Couplet 2. The Blank Verse 3. The Spenserian Stanza 4. TerzaRima

Unit-III William Shakespeare : ‘(sonnet no. (116) Let me not to the marriage of true minds John Donne : ‘Hymn to God Thy Father’ Michael Drayton : ‘Since there’s no help left….’ Unit-IV Alexander Pope ‘Lines on Addison from TheDunciad’ Thomas Gray ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’ William Blake ‘Tyger’

Unit-V William Wordsworth: ‘The World is Too Much with Us’ Robert Bridges ‘Nightingales’ W.B.Yeats‘ Lake Isle of Innisfree’ Q.N.1. Ten short answer questions based on the entire course.(Not more than 40 words each) 10X2=20 marks Q.N.2 & 3.Long answer questions on any two of the prescribed poets. 5+5= 10 marks Q.N.4. Three explanation passages out of six from the poems prescribed at least one from each unit.(iii-v). 5x3=15 Q.N.5. Critical appreciation of any one poems. 5 marks

B.A.I ENGLISH LITERATURE PAPER-II (PROSE) MM. 50 Unit-I Ten short answer questions based on the entire course Unit-II Types of Prose and Prose Style Autobiography/Biography and Memoir Travelogue Periodical Essay Formal Essay Personal Essay Unit-III Bacon ‘Of Studies’ Richard Steele ‘Recollections of Childhood’ Joseph Addison ‘Sir Roger at Church’ Charles Lamb ‘The Convalescent’ Unit-IV Dr. Johnson ‘Letter To Lord Chesterfield’ G.K.Chesterton‘On Running After One’s Hat’ R.L.Stevenson‘An Apology For Idlers’ A.G.Gardiner‘On Shaking Hands’ Unit-V Robert Lynd ‘A Disappointed Man’ J.B.Priestley‘On Doing Nothing’ HilaireBellock‘On Spelliings’ E.V.Lucas‘Bores’ Q.N.1. Q.N.2 &3. Q.N.4. Q.N.5. Ten short answer questions based on the entire course. 10X2=20 marks

Long Answer Questions on any two of the prescribed essays and essayist.. 5+5=10 marks Four explanation passages out of six from the essays prescribed at least one fromeach unit.(iii-v). 3x5=15 Marks Critical appreciation of anyone essay. 5 marks

B.A.PART II ENGLISH LITERATURE PAPER-I (DRAMA) MM. 50 Unit-I Ten short answer questions based on the entire course Unit-II Tragedy and types Comedy and types Tragi-comedy Expressionist Drama Drama of Ideas Poetic Drama Closet Drama The Problem Play Theatre of the Absurd Unit-III Shakespeare: Macbeth Unit-IV Ben Jonson :Every Man in His Humor Unit-V G B Shaw: Arms and the Man QN.1 Q.N.2 & 3 Q.N.4. Q.N.5 Ten short answer questions based on the entire course Two Long Answer Questions from Plays 2X10=20 Marks 5X2=10 Marks

Three explanation passages out of six from the plays prescribed at least one fromeach unit.(iii-v). 3X5=15 Marks One Questions on the theory and forms of Drama. 5 marks

B.A.PART II ENGLISH LITERATURE Paper-II (FICTION) MM. 50 Unit-I : Ten short-answer questions based on the entire course. Unit-II Plot, Characterization, Narrative Technique and Structure Elements of Novel, Elements of Short Story, Picaresque Novel, Historical Novel, Gothic Novel Epistolary Novel, Regional Novel, Detective Novel, Science Fiction, Meta-fiction,

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