Short Stories, MA English Sargodha University Past Papers 2015

Sergoda University MA English Paper-X Short Stories Past Papers 2015

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Short Stories UOS Past Papers 2015

M.A. English Part – II

Paper-V-(Short Stories)                   1st A. Exam.2015

Time: 3 Hours         (New Course)              Marks:100

Note: Objective part is compulsory. Attempt any four questions from subjective part.

Objective Part

Q.1: Write short answers of the following in two lines each on the answer book.                       (2*10)

  1. Define short Story?
  2. What two techniques James Joyce has used in “The Dead”?
  3. In ‘The Diviner’ What was the reason of Tom’s death?
  4. In The Voice why Rev. Frank Lewis considered Rev. Morgan as a devil?
  5. What is the dominant theme in “Once Upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer?
  6. What is the importance of the friend in “The Judgement”?
  7. What is the significance of ‘nothing puzzles God’ in Civil Peace?
  8. What does the title “The Property of Woman’s suggest. Describe briefly?
  9. What is the major theme in Kamua Braithwaiter’s Dream Haiti?
  10. What symbolic significance the ‘hat’ has in Everything that Rises Must Converge?

Subjective Part

Q.2:     The Tale is a manifestation of a culture’s desire to name its place and the sketch depicts some phenomenon of one culture. Discuss short story as a fusion of sketch and tale?

Q.3:     How has H.E. Bates rendered suspense and interest to his story ‘The Woman Who had Imagination?

Q.4:     In ‘The Voice from the Wall” Amy Tan reveals her insight into the alienation experienced by those who are displaced from their own surroundings. Discuss.

Q.5:     Give an elaborate account of the story ‘My Son the Fanastic’ by Hanif Kureshi.

Q.6:     James Joyce’s The Dead “defies the conventional form of the short story regarding its characteristics and stylistic techniques. Discuss.

Q.7:     Critically analyze the story ‘The Judgment’ by Kafka.