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conclusion of the book wings of fire

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KRISHNA KANTA HANDIQUI STATE OPEN UNIVERSITY
[Padmanath Gohainbaruah School of Humanities]
Home Assignment
Bachelor of Arts (ENGLISH)
Poetry-A, BEG M/P 01-A
1st Semester, 2013
Total Marks 25
Assignments are required to be written in your own language, copying in total from the learning material will carry less score.
A. ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 50 WORDS: (1X4=4)
1. Who had jointly published the Lyrical Ballads in 1798? Why was it considered as a significant work?
2. Who was Maud Gonne? Who were the revolutionaries who had led the Easter Uprising? 3. Why was Wordsworth considered as the high priest of the English Romantic Movement? 4. Mention why Emily Dickinson’s poetry is considered as a poetry of ideas? B. ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 75 WORDS: (1X5=5)

1. Briefly describe Wordsworth’s trip to Calais with his sister Dorothy during which he wrote the sonnet “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge”?
2. Where did W.B Yeats work from 1902-1910, and what made him turn to poetry? 3. Do you think that W.B Yeats joined the Irish National Movement because of Maud Gonne? State why.
4. Briefly describe Emily Dickinson’s life as an intensely private poet and person. 5. Why is the poem ‘Because I Could Not Stop for Death’ a significant poem although it’s one among the series of her ‘death’ poems?

C. ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTONS IN 150 WORDS: (3X2=6)
1. Briefly explain the theme of the poem “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”. 2. Describe Wordsworth’s panoramic view of Greater London and the city of Westminster in the sonnet “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge”.

D. ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 300 WORDS: (5X2=10)
1. Describe the background in which the poem “Easter 1916” was composed in your own words
2. “Dickinson’s treatment of death is characterized by a psychological insight and powerful observation”. Explain.
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