Short Stories, MA English Sargodha University Past Papers 2017

Sergoda University MA English Paper-X Short Stories Past Papers 2017

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Short Stories UOS Past Papers 2017

M.A. English Part – II

Paper-V/X(Short Stories)             1st A. Exam.2017

Time: 3 Hours                                               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. Ivan Ivanich bore strange hyphenated name in The Man Who Lived in a Shell. What was it?
  2. What is Burkin’s view about Mavra in The Man Who Lived in a Shell?
  3. What did the song The Lass of Aughrim remind Gretta in the Dead by James Joyce?
  4. What difference did the narrator observe in the tribe of clerks (The Man of the Crowd)?
  5. Why did George Bendemann’s old fried decamp to Russia (The Judgment by Franz Kafka)?
  6. How did Morgan, the unfrocked priest, enter the church in The Voice?
  7. Why is the older waiter reluctant to close the café every night? (A Clean, Well-Lighted Place)
  8. Briefly sketch the character of Henry’s father in the story The Woman Who Had Imagination.
  9. What is the dominant theme in the stories by Naguib Mahfouz?
  10. What do you know about the setting of The Property of Woman by Sara Suleri?

Subjective Part

Q.2:     Ben Okri’s What the Tapster Saw is a symbolic story. Do you agree? Illustrate your answer with reference to the text.

Q.3:     Jonathan Iwegbu is the most inspiring character in Civil Peace by Chinua Achebe. Elaborate the given statement highlighting the optimistic attitude as strength of his character.

Q.4:     Discuss the Mummy Awakens by Naguib Mahfooz as a model of allegorical historical fiction.

Q.5:     “Imagination! It needed a bit of imagination to marry that old cock”. Discuss the statement from the Woman who Had Imagination.

Q.6:     State Hemingway’s philosophy of life as you find in A Clean Well Lighted Place.

Q.7:     Comment on the title of the story The Judgment. How is the title related to the relation between the father and the son depicted in the story?