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Paper I : Poetry-I

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Explanations with reference to the context from the starred texts Geoffrey Chaucer : “General Prologue”* to The Canterbury Tales The Nun’s Priest’s Tale John Donne : “The Canonization* “A Valediction:Forbidding Mourning” “The Sunne Rising” “The Ecstasie”* : Paradise Lost, Book I : Essay on Man* : “Introduction” “Earth’s Answer” “The Tyger”* “London” (from Songs of Experience)

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John Milton Unit 4 : Alexander Pope William Blake

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William Wordsworth: “Ode on Intimations of Immortality”* Prelude (1805 edition), Book I S.T. Coleridge : The Rime of the Ancient Mariner* “Kubla Khan”

Paper II : Fiction I Unit 1 : Aphra Behn Henry Fielding Jane Austen : Oroonoko : Joseph Andrews : Emma Mansfield Park : Great Expectations A Tale of Two Cities : Middlemarch : Tess of the D’Urbervilles The Woodlanders

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Charles Dickens

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George Eliot Thomas Hardy

Paper III : Drama I Unit 1 : Explanations with reference to the contexts from the starred texts

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Christopher Marlowe Ben Jonson Shakespeare

: Doctor Faustus* : Volpone : Henry IV, Part I Hamlet* : Antony and Cleopatra The Tempest* : The Duchess of Malfi* : The Changeling

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Shakespeare

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John Webster Thomas Middleton

Paper IV : Criticism I Unit 1 Unit 2 : : Aristotle John Dryden Samuel Johnson : Poetics : “Of Dramatic Poesie: An Essay” : “Preface to Shakespeare”

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William Wordsworth : “Preface” to the Lyrical Ballads P.B. Shelley : “A Defence of Poetry” S.T. Coleridge William Hazelitt : Chapters XIII and XIV of Biographia Literaria : “Why the Arts Are not Progressive” “On Shakespeare and Milton” : Letter of 8 Oct., 1817 addressed to Bailey Letter of 21 Dec., 1817 addressed to his brothers Letter of 27 Oct., 1818 addressed to Richard Woodhouse : “The Study of Poetry”

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John Keats

Matthew Arnold

Paper V : Introduction to English Linguistics and Phonetics

Unit 1

: Language and Linguistics (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) Language and Communication The Characteristics of Language Linguistics as a Scientific Study of Language Some Basic Assumptions in Linguistics Branches of Linguistics The Status of Non-native Languages Variation in the Use of Language

Unit 2

: Grammatical Theories (a) Traditional Grammer (b) Structuralist Method – form classes, immediate constituents, Syntagmatic and paradigmatic relations (c) Phonology – classification of speech sounds, phoneme, Allophone, complementary and contrastive distribution, Suprasegmental features (d) Morphology – morpheme, allomorph, root and the affix, prefix, infix, suffix, full and empty morphemes, free and bound morphemes, inflexional and derivational morphemes (e) Transformational Generative Grammar Meaning of the term ‘Generative’, Competence and Performance. ‘Deep’ and ‘Surface’ structure, Phrase Structure Rules, Transformational Rules, Selectional Restrictions, Lexis And Grammar, Language Universals.

Unit 3

: Grammatical Relations in the Constituents of a Sentence (a) Types of a sentences in English (b) Constituents of a ‘Kernel’ sentence (c) Co-ordination and subordination-nominalisation, relativisation and adverbisation. (d) Verb-tense, aspect, mood and modality (e) Phrasal verbs in English (f) Interrogation and negation in English (g) Non-finite construction in English

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English Phonetics and Phonology 1) The Speech Mechanism : air stream mechanism, organs of speech, respiratory system, phonatory system and articulatory system 2) The description and classification of speech sounds: vowels, consonants, phonetic transcription and the international phonetic alphabet

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The Phonology of English 1) Phoneme, allophone, syllable and consonant clusters in English 2) Word accent, weak forms, intonation and rhythm in connected speech: a...
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