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SYLLABUS OF M.A. ENGLISH: SEM IV

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M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. IV
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(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P.)
Class: M.A. Final
Sub: English Literature
Sem: FOURTH
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PAPER- I (Critical Theory)
UNIT-I
Anand Vardhan: Dhwani Theory
Ferdinand: Saussure: The Nature of Linguistic Sign
UNIT-II: 
I.A. Richards: Two Uses of Language
J.C. Ransom: Concept of Structure and Texture of Poetry
UNIT- III
F.R. Leavis: Literary Criticism and Philosophy
J. Derrida: Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences
UNIT- IV 
Edward Said: Crisis ( The Scope of Orientalism)
Basic Trends in Feminist Criticism
UNIT-V 
Practical Criticism: It will contain two passages; One in verse and the other in prose for practical criticism following the technique as illustrated in I.A. Richards' book 'Practical Criticism' and David Daiches' 'Critical Approaches'.


PAPER- II (English Language)
UNIT-I
Morphology:
Morpheme, Allomorph, Word Formation
UNIT-II: 
Linguistic Analysis:
I.C. Analysis and Ambigu…

SYLLABUS OF M.A. ENGLISH- SEM. II

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M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. II
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(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P.)
Class: M.A. Previous
Sub: English Literature
SEM: SECOND 
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PAPER- I (POETRY)
UNIT-I (Pre Romantic Poetry)
Thomas Gray: The Bard, The Progress of Poesy
William Blake: On Another Sorrow, From 'Auguries of Innocence', The Poison Tree
UNIT-II: (Romantic Poetry)
W. Wordsworth: Tintern Abbey, Ode on the Intimations of Immortality.
P.B. Shelley: Adonais
John Keats: Ode on a Grecian Urn, Ode to Autumn
UNIT- III (Victorian Poetry)
Alfred Tennyson: Ulysses, The Lotus Eaters
Matthew Arnold: Thyrsis, The Scholar Gipsy
UNIT- IV (Symbolist Poetry)
T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land
W. B. Yeats: The Second Coming, Byzantium, Sailing to Byzantium
UNIT-V (Modern Poetry)
W.H. Auden: Strange Meeting, The Shield of Achilles
Dylan Thomas: Fern Hill, A Refusal to Mourn the Death of a Child


PAPER- II (DRAMA)
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Restoration Drama)
John Dryden: All For Love
Congreve: The Way of the World
UN…

SYLLABUS OF M.A. ENGLISH: SEM- III

M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. III
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(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P.)
Class: M.A. Final
Sub: English Literature
Sem: THIRD
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PAPER- I (Critical Theory)
UNIT-I
Natyashastra- Rasa Theory
Aristote: Poetics (Butcher's Translation
UNIT-II: 
Longinus: On the Sublime
Philip Sidney: Apology for Poetry
UNIT- III
John Dryden: An Essay on Dramatic Poesy
Dr. Johnson: Preface to Shakespeare
UNIT- IV 
Wordsworth: Preface to the Lyrical Ballads
Coleridge: Biographia Literaria (Ch. XIII & XIV)
UNIT-V 
Matthew Arnold: Essays in Criticism (Second Series)
T.S. Eliot: Tradition and Individual Talent


PAPER- II (English Language)
UNIT-I
Definition, Functions, Characteristics, Development of English Language.
UNIT-II: 
Language Varieties: Register, Style and Dialect Approaches to the Study of Language: Synchronic and Diachronic
UNIT- III 
Definition of Phonetics and Phonology, Difference between Phonetics and Phonology, Organs of Speech
UNIT- IV 
Phonemes, Allophones, Phonet…

SYLLABUS OF M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. I

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M.A. ENGLISH: SEM. I
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(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P.)
Class: M.A. Previous
Sub: English Literature
Sem: FIRST
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PAPER- I (POETRY)
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Epic Poetry)
John Milton: Paradise Lost Book-I
Valmiki: Ramayan (Sundar Kand)
UNIT- III (Narrative Poetry)
Geoffrey Chaucer: The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales
S.T. Coleridge: The Rime of The Ancient Mariner
UNIT- IV (Renaissance Poetry)
William Shakespeare: Sonnets No.- 23,24,26,27,31,44.
John Donne: The Extasie, A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning, The Good Morrow, Love's Alchemy, The Canonization, The Anniversarie.
UNIT-V (Satirical Poetry)
John Dryden: Absalom and Achitophel
Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock

PAPER- II (DRAMA)
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Non-English Drama)
Sophocles: Oedipus Rex
Kalidas: Abhigyan Shakuntalam ( English Translation, Sahitya Academy)
UNIT- III (Shakespearean Tragedy)
Hamlet
King Lear
UNIT- IV (Other Shakespearean Plays)
Twelfth Night
The Tempest
UNI…

SYLLABUS OF B.A. III YEAR- ENGLISH LITERATURE- II

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Syllabus of English Literature B.A. III Year [2019-2020]
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Class: B.A. III Year  Sub: English Literature Paper Name: INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH Paper: II
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UNIT- I
History of Indian Writing in English (M.K. Naik)
UNIT- II (Poetry)
R.N. Tagore: The First Two Songs of Gitanjali
Sarojini Naidu: Krishna, A Love Song from the North, An Indian Love Song
UNIT- III (Prose)
M.K. Gandhi: National Education
J.. Nehru: Will and Testament
UNIT- IV (Drama)
Girish Karnad: Tughlaq
Asif Currimbhoy: Goa
UNIT- V (Fiction)
M.R. Anand: A Pair of Moustache
Khushwant Singh: The Mark of Vishnu
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SYLLABUS OF B.A. III YEAR- ENGLISH LITERATURE- I

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Syllabus of English Literature B.A. III Year [2019-2020]
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Class: B.A. III Year  Sub: English Literature Paper Name: CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE Paper: I
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UNIT- I
T.S. Eliot: The Hollow Man, Ash Wednesday
W.B. Yeats: Fragments, Prayer for My Daughter
UNIT- II
Philip Larkin: Night Mail, Autumn Song
Sylvia Plath: Daddy, A Better Resurrection
UNIT- III
R. N. Tagore: Kabuliwala
Tennessee Williams: Cat on the Hot Tin Roof
UNIT- IV
APJ Abdul Kalam: "Patriotism beyond Politics and Religion" from The Ignited Minds (Penguin Books)
Amartya Sen: "Tagore and His India" from The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen ( Penguin Books)
UNIT- V
Ruskin Bond: The Room on the Roof
R. K. Narayan: An Astrologer's Day
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SYLLABUS OF B.A. II YEAR- ENGLISH LITERATURE- II

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Syllabus of English Literature B.A. II Year [2019-2020]
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Class: B.A. II Year  Sub: English Literature Paper Name: FICTION Paper: II
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UNIT- I
Fiction and Its Forms, Aspects of the Novel
UNIT- II
Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice
John Bunyan: The Pilgrim's Progress
UNIT- III
Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities
Thomas Hardy: The Return of the Native
UNIT- IV
George Orwell: Nineteen Eighty Four
Virginia Woolf: Mrs Dalloway
UNIT- V
Somerset Maugham: Of Human Bondage
Issac Asimov: Fantastic Voyage
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SYLLABUS OF B.A. II YEAR- ENGLISH LITERATURE- I

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Syllabus of English Literature B.A. II Year [2019-2020]
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Class: B.A. II Year  Sub: English Literature Paper Name: DRAMA Paper: I
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UNIT- I
Drama and its Forms.
UNIT- II
William Shakespeare: The Merchant Of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
UNIT- III
Oliver Goldsmith: The Vicar of Wakefield
Richard Sheridan: The Rivals
UNIT- IV
John Galsworthy: Strife
G.B. Shaw: Arms and the Man
UNIT- V
J.M. Synge: Riders to the Sea
W.B. Yeats: Purgatory
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SYLLABUS OF B.A. I YEAR - ENGLISH LITERATURE- II

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Syllabus of English Literature B.A. I Year [2019-2020]
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(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. Syllabus for Under Graduate Unified syllabus  for B.A As Recommended by Central Board of Studies and Approved by the Governor of M.P.) Note: The syllabus of B.A. Part -I consists of two theory papers of 40 marks each and there will be 20 marks for the internal assessment. Out of the 20 marks allocated for the internal assessment, 10 marks will be given after three months and rest 10 marks will be given after six months of the course.
******** Class: B.A. I Year  Sub: English Literature Paper Name: PROSE Paper: II
Maximum Marks: 40
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UNIT- I
Prose and its Forms.
UNIT- II
Francis Bacon: Of Studies, Of Travel, Of Love, Of Revenge.
UNIT- III
Joseph Addison: Sir Roger at Church, Sir Roger at Home, The Spectator's Account of Himself, The Adventures of A Shilling.
UNIT- IV
Charles Lamb: A Bachelor's Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People, All Fool's Day
E.V. Lucas: O…

SYLLABUS OF U.G. III YEAR: FC II - ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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Syllabus of Foundation Course- III Year
Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA [2019-2020]- III YEAR
(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. Syllabus for Under Graduate  Annual Exam. Pattern As Recommended by Central Board of Studies and Approved by the Governor of M.P. ) Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA Year: THIRD Sub: Foundation Course Paper Name: English Language Paper: II Compulsory/Optional: Compulsory Max. Marks: 30 + 05 (Internal Assessment) = 35 ---------------------- PARTICULARS

(UNIT-I) 1. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening 2. Cherry Tree: Ruskin Bond 3. The Axe: R.K. Narayan 4. The Selfish Giant: Oscar Wilde 5. On the Rule of the Road: A.G. Gardiner 6. The Song of Kabir: Translated by Tagore

UNIT-II Basic Language Skills: Transformation of Sentences Direct-Indirect Speech Active-Passive Voice Confusing Words Misused Words Similar Words with Similar Meaning UNIT-III Report Writing Narration Skills Narration of events and situations UNIT- IV Drafting of E-mails UNIT-V Drafting CV *…

SYLLABUS OF U.G. II YEAR: FC II - ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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Syllabus of Foundation Course- II Year
Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA [2019-2020]- II YEAR
(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. Syllabus for Under Graduate  Annual Exam. Pattern As Recommended by Central Board of Studies and Approved by the Governor of M.P.) Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA Year: SECOND Sub: Foundation Course Paper Name: English Language Paper: II Compulsory/Optional: Compulsory Max. Marks: 30 + 05 (Internal Assessment) = 35 --------------------- PARTICULARS (UNIT-I) 1. Tree: Tina Morris 2. Night of the Scorpion: Nissim Ezekiel 3. Idgah: Premchand (translated by Khushwant Singh) 4. Letter to God: G.L. Swanteh ( Translated by Donald A. Yates) 5. My Bank Account: Stephen Leacock 6. God Sees the Truth but Waits: Leo Tolstoy UNIT-II Basic English Language: Idioms Proverbs & Phrasal Verbs Tenses Prepositions Determiners Verbs Articles Nouns & Pronouns UNIT-III 1. Short Essay on given topics 2. Correspondence Skills (Formal & Informal Letters, Application) U…

SYLLABUS OF B.A. I YEAR - ENGLISH LITERATURE- I

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Syllabus of English Literature B.A. I Year [2019-2020]
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(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. Syllabus for Under Graduate Unified syllabus  for B.A As Recommended by Central Board of Studies and Approved by the Governor of M.P.) Note: The syllabus of B.A. Part -I consists of two theory papers of 40 marks each and there will be 20 marks for the internal assessment. Out of the 20 marks allocated for the internal assessment, 10 marks will be given after three months and rest 10 marks will be given after six months of the course.
******** Class: B.A. I Year  Sub: English Literature Paper Name: Poetry Paper: I
Maximum Marks: 40
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UNIT- I
Metaphysical Poetry.
Epic Poetry.
Satire Poetry.
The Romantic Movement.
UNIT- II
John Donne: Canonization, Death be not Proud, The Good Morrow, The Relic.
UNIT- III
John Milton: Paradise Lost- Book - I - First to 250 Lines.
UNIT- IV
Alexander Pope: The Rape of The Lock.
UNIT- V
William Wordsworth: Ode on the Intimations of Immortality, Tinter…

SYLLABUS OF U.G. I YEAR: FC II - ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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Syllabus of Foundation Course- I Year
Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA [2019-2020]- I YEAR
(Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. Syllabus for Under Graduate  Annual Exam. Pattern As Recommended by Central Board of Studies and Approved by the Governor of M.P.) Class: B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com/B.H.Sc/BCA Year: FIRST Sub: Foundation Course Paper Name: English Language Paper: II Compulsory/Optional: Compulsory Max. Marks: 30 + 05 (Internal Assessment) = 35 --------------------- PARTICULARS (UNIT-I) 1. Where the Mind is without Fear: Rabindranath Tagore 2. The Hero: R.K. Narayan 3. Tryst with Destiny: Jawaharlal Nehru 4. The Portrait of a Lady: Khushwant Singh 5. The Solitary Reaper: William Wordsworth UNIT-II Basic Language Skills: Vocabulary Synonyms Antonyms Word Formation Prefixes Suffixes

UNIT-III Basic Language Skills: Uncountable Nouns Verbs Tenses Adverbs UNIT- IV Comprehension/ Unseen Passage UNIT-V Composition & Paragraph Writing ******


INDIAN ELEMENTS IN THE WORKS OF ROHINTON MISTRY

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Rohinton Mistry has emerged as a formidable writer on the world literary scene. He is a very popular member of Indian diaspora. He occupies a significant position as an Indian diasporic writer. Recently there has been a widespread growth of interest in his writings. The relation between literature and life seems the object of increased attention in his writings. Rohinton Mistry belongs to that class of the Indian authors who shifted their base from India to somewhere else but throughout their lives they continue missing their mother land. Mistry was highly inspired by Indian background, Indian people and their psychology and that’s why he has written authentically about his Indian experience before going to Canada. He draws his major source of material from the observed life in India.
In almost all his works we find an Indian setting. They brilliantly capture India and its environment. They deal with images of Indian culture and they are closely linked with the social and political bac…