SYLLABUS OF M.A. ENGLISH: SEM IV

Hareshwar

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 Ambiguities
UNIT- III 
Phonology:
Sound Sequences: Syllable, Word Stress, Strong and Weak Forms, Stress and Intonation.
UNIT- IV 
Grammar:
Sentence types and their transformation relations: (a) Statement (b) Question (c) Negative (d) Passive (e) Imperative
UNIT-V 
Grammar:
Word Classes: Noun Phrase, Verb Phrase, Adjunct Phrase, Syntax Coordination, Subordination, Relative Clauses, Adverbials,, Determiners, Article Features, Concord.


PAPER- III (Indian Writings in English)
UNIT-I 
Annotations
UNIT-II: 
Sarojini Naidu
Kamala Das
Note: All poems of each poet in V.K. Gokak ed. Golden Treasury of Indo-Anglian Poetry, Sahitya Academy.
UNIT- III 
M.R. Anand: Untouchable
R. K. Narayan: The English Teacher
UNIT- IV 
Vishnu Sharma: Panchatantra ( Book I)
Munshi Premchand: The Shroud (Kafan)
UNIT-V 
Amitav Ghosh: The Shadow Lines
Shashi Deshpande: That Long Silence

PAPER- IV (American Literature)
UNIT-I
Annotations
UNIT-II: (Prose)
Emerson: American Scholar
Thoreau: Civil Disobedience
UNIT- III (Poetry)
Emily Dickinson: Because I Could not Wait for Death, I Taste a Liquor Never Brewed, Light in Spring, This is My Letter to the World.
UNIT- IV (Drama)
Tennessee Williams: The Glass Menagerie
Edward Albee: The Zoo Story
UNIT-V (Fiction)
Earnest Hemingway: The Old Man and the Sea
Steinbeck: Of Mice and Men



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