Classical Poetry, MA English Sargodha University Past Papers 2017

Sergoda University MA English Paper-I Classical Poetry Past Papers 2017

Here you can download Past Papers of Paper-I Classical Poetry, MA English Part One, 1st & 2nd Annual Examination, 2017 University of Sergoda.

Classical Poetry UOS Past Papers 2017

M.A. English Part – I

Paper-I(Classical Poetry)                   1st Annual Exam.2017

Time: 3 Hours                                         Marks:100

Note: Objective Part is Compulsory. Attempt any four questions from subjective part. (visit:

Objective paper

Q.1: Write short answers of the following in two lines each on the answer book.                                                                      (20)

  1. Explain “O cherub! To be weak is miserable”.
  2. Define epic
  3. Why were the pilgrims going to Canterbury?
  4. What does knight Redcross symbolize?
  5. Define allegory.
  6. What is cynical love?
  7. Define satire?
  8. Define Oxymoron.
  9. Define heroic couplet.
  10. Why did Lord Peter serve Belinda’s Lock?

Subjective Part

Q.2:     Bring out the use of irony in Chaucer’s treatment of religions characters in “The Prologue”.

Q.3:     “Spenser’s descriptive skills is marvelous”. Illustrate from “The Faerie Queene”.

Q.4:     In “Paradise Lost” Milton plans ‘to justify the ways of God to men’. How far is he successful in doing so?

Q.5:     Illustrate the three moods of love in Donne’s love poems.

Q.6:     “The little is made great and the great little” (Hazlitt). How does it happen in “The Rape of the Lock” and why is it done?