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Syllabus of UG I Year: Foundation Course (English )

A. Program: UG Level; Year: 2021-22; Session: 2021 Onwards
Class: UG I Year (B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com.)
Subject: Foundation Course (English)
Course Code: X1 –FCHB 1T
Course Title: English Language and Indian Culture
Course Type: Foundation Course
Credit Value: 2 credits; Total Marks: 50; Pass Marks: 17
Note: This Course will be studied by all the students of UG level under the foundation course Category.
Content of the Course
Unit I
Reading, Writing and Interpretation Skills:
1. Where the Mind is Without Fear – Rabindranath Tagore [Key Word: Patriotism]
2. National Education – M.K. Gandhi [Key Word: Edification]
3. The Axe – R.K. Narayan [Key Word: Environment]
4. The Wonder that was India – A.L. Basham (an excerpt) [Key Word: Indianness]
5. Preface to the Mahabharata – C. Rajgopalachari [Key Word: Indian Mythology]
Unit II
Comprehension Skill
Unseen Passage followed by multiple choice questions
Unit III
Basic Language Skills:
1. Vocabulary Building: Suffix, Prefix, Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, Homonyms and One-Word Substitution.
2. Basic Grammar – Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Verb, Adverb, Preposition, Article, Time and Tense.

ENGLISH LITERATURE  - Major I & II PAPER

Syllabus of B.A. I Year: English Literature (Paper I- Theory)
Program: Certificate Course; Class: B.A. I Year; Session: 2021-22
Class: B.A. I Year
Subject: English Literature (Major/Main)
Course Title: Study of Drama (Paper I- Theory)
Course Type: Core Course
Credit Value: 4 (Theory) + 2 (Practical)
Total Marks: Max. Marks: 25+75; Min. Passing Marks: 33
Content of the Course
Unit I
Classical Drama:
1.1 Sophocles: Oedipus Rex – Story
Keywords: Sanskrit theatre, Rasa theory, Classical tragedy, Greek tragedy, Greek theatre, Trilogy, Plot structure, Oedipus complex, Electra complex, Epic theatre.
Unit II
Renaissance Drama:
2.1 Christopher Marlow: Dr Faustus
2.2 William Shakespeare: Tragedy in The Merchant of Venice
Keywords: Renaissance, Characteristics of literary renaissance, Elizabethan drama, Elizabethan comedy, Morality plays, Elizabethan Tragedy, Catharsis.
Unit III
Restoration Drama:
3.1 John Dryden: All for Love
Keywords: Restoration drama, Restoration comedy, Comedy of manner Heroic couplet, Restoration of monarchy, Rejection of Puritanism, Satire, Faith and Politic.
Unit IV
Indian Drama:
4.1 Girish Karnad: Hayavadana
Keywords: Indian English Drama, Indian society, Morality, Modern Indian theatre, Regional drama: Gender concern, Mythical and social elements.

Syllabus of B.A. I Year: English Literature (Paper I- Practical)
Program: Certificate Course; Class: B.A. I Year; Session: 2021-22
Class: B.A. I Year
Subject: English Literature (Major/Main)
Course Title: Applied Drama (Paper I- Practical)
Course Type: Core Course
Credit Value: 2
Total Marks: Max. Marks: 25+75; Min. Passing Marks: 33
Content of the Course
Unit I
1. American Drama:
1.1 Arthur Miller: All My Sons
Keywords: American drama, American tragedy, Native themes, American theatre, Realism in American drama, American dream, Urban plays, Eugene O’ Neill. Feminist drama.
Unit II
2. Modern Drama:
2.1 JM Synge: Riders to the Sea
Keywords: Modern drama, Problem plays, Realism, Symbolism, Celtic literature, Tragedy, Modernism, Protest drama, Drama of the twentieth century.
Unit III
3. Applied Drama: Problems and Prospects.
3.1 Difference between comedy, tragedy and tragic comedy, Theme, Plot, Diction, Characters, Comic elements, stage and costumes.
3.2 Dialogue, action, conflict and mood of the audience.
3.3 Rising and falling action and climax.
Keywords: Catastrophe, Spectacle, Catharsis, Exposition, Antagonist, Melodrama.

Syllabus of B.A. I Year: English Literature (Paper II- Theory)
Program: Certificate Course; Class: B.A.I Year; Session: 2021-22
Class: B.A. I Year
Subject: English Literature (Major/Main)
Course Title: Study of Poetry (Paper II- Theory)
Course Type: Core Course
Credit Value: 4 (Theory) + 2 (Practical)
Total Marks: Max. Marks: 25+75; Min. Passing Marks: 33
Content of the Course
Unit I
Introduction to Literature and its classification- Poetry from Chaucer to Milton:
1.1 Figures of Speech; Definition of Poetry according to the Poets discussed in this paper; Different ages with different socio-economic and political backgrounds; Literary Terminology.
1.2 Geoffrey Chaucer: The Wife of Bath, The Pardoner (from The Prologue to The Canterbury Tales)
1.3 John Donne: Death Be Not Proud
1.4 John Milton: On His Blindness
Keywords/Tags: Figurative language, Extended metaphor, Hyperbole, Imagery, Iambic pentameter, Foot line, Narrative poetry Metaphysical poetry, Puritan era.
Unit II
2. Poetry in Neoclassical and Romantic Age:
2.1 Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock - Canto III
2.2 William Wordsworth: Solitary Reaper, Daffodils
2.3 John Keats: Ode to Autumn
Keywords/Tags: Nature poet, Wordsworth’s theory of poetry, Spontaneity, Lyrical Ballads, Fancy and Imagination, Supernatural poetry, Revolutionary poets, Sensuousness, Hellenism, Negative capability, Aesthetic beauty.
Unit III
3. Poetry in Victorian Age:
3.1 Alfred Lord Tennyson: Break Break Break
3.2 Robert Browning: The Last Ride Together
3.3 Matthew Arnold: Dover Beach
Keywords/Tags: Victorian age, Industrial revolution, Victorian society, Autobiographical note, Tennyson and Clough, Dramatic monologue, Pastoral elegy, Oxford movement, Campus Poetry.
Unit IV
4. Indian Poetry:
4.1. Toru Dutt: Our Casuarina Tree; Sita
4.2. Sarojini Naidu: Indian Weavers
4.3. Rabindranath Tagore: Gitanjali Song No. 1&2
Keywords/Tags: Indo-Anglican poetry, Simile and Metaphor, Spirituality, Poetry of Indian Independence, Indian theme, Mysticism, Spiritualism, Indian Mythological Characters.

Syllabus of B.A. I Year: English Literature (Paper II- Practical)
Program: Certificate Course; Class: B.A. I Year; Session: 2021-22
Class: B.A. I Year
Subject: English Literature (Major/Main)
Course Title: Applied Poetry (Paper II- Practical)
Course Type: Core Course
Credit Value: 2
Total Marks: Max. Marks: 25+75; Min. Passing Marks: 33
Content of the Course
Unit I
1. American Poetry:
1.1 Walt Whitman: O Captain! My Captain!
1.2 Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken
Keywords/Tags: Modern poetry, WWI, Imagination and Reality, War poetry, Symbolist movement, Patriotic poetry, WWII, The Holocaust, Confessional poetry.
Unit II
2. British and Indian Poetry:
2.1 William Shakespeare: Sonnet 116 (Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds)
2.2 PB Shelley: Ode to the West Wind
2.3 Guru Nanak Dev: The Sky is Your Platter
Keywords/Tags: Romanticism, Revolutionary Spirit, Impact of the French revolution, Lord Byron, Disillusionment, Irish literary revival.
Unit III
3. Applied Poetry: Problems and Prospects
3.1 Creating Poetry, Problems in Writing Poetry, Parameters of Poetry, Imagination and other Contemporary Issues.
3.2 Subjectivity, Objectivity, Negativity, Resilience
3.3 Language, Vocabulary and Other Essential Elements.
Keywords/Tags: Meter, Rhyme scheme, Regular rhythm, Word sounds, Allegory, Shape, Mood, Stanza.

ENGLISH LITERATURE MINOR PAPER

Syllabus of B.A. I Year: English Literature (Paper II- Theory)
Program: Certificate Course; Class: B.A.I Year; Session: 2021-22
Class: B.A. I Year
Subject: English Literature (Minor)
Course Title: Study of Poetry (Paper II- Theory)
Course Type: Core Course
Credit Value: 4 (Theory) + 2 (Practical)
Total Marks: Max. Marks: 25+75; Min. Passing Marks: 33
Content of the Course
Unit I
Introduction to Literature and its classification- Poetry from Chaucer to Milton:
1.1 Figures of Speech; Definition of Poetry according to the Poets discussed in this paper; Different ages with different socio-economic and political backgrounds; Literary Terminology.
1.2 Geoffrey Chaucer: The Wife of Bath, The Pardoner (from The Prologue to The Canterbury Tales)
1.3 John Donne: Death Be Not Proud
1.4 John Milton: On His Blindness
Keywords/Tags: Figurative language, Extended metaphor, Hyperbole, Imagery, Iambic pentameter, Foot line, Narrative poetry Metaphysical poetry, Puritan era.
Unit II
2. Poetry in Neoclassical and Romantic Age:
2.1 Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock - Canto III
2.2 William Wordsworth: Solitary Reaper, Daffodils
2.3 John Keats: Ode to Autumn
Keywords/Tags: Nature poet, Wordsworth’s theory of poetry, Spontaneity, Lyrical Ballads, Fancy and Imagination, Supernatural poetry, Revolutionary poets, Sensuousness, Hellenism, Negative capability, Aesthetic beauty.
Unit III
3. Poetry in Victorian Age:
3.1 Alfred Lord Tennyson: Break Break Break
3.2 Robert Browning: The Last Ride Together
3.3 Matthew Arnold: Dover Beach
Keywords/Tags: Victorian age, Industrial revolution, Victorian society, Autobiographical note, Tennyson and Clough, Dramatic monologue, Pastoral elegy, Oxford movement, Campus Poetry.
Unit IV
4. Indian Poetry:
4.1. Toru Dutt: Our Casuarina Tree; Sita
4.2. Sarojini Naidu: Indian Weavers
4.3. Rabindranath Tagore: Gitanjali Song No. 1&2
Keywords/Tags: Indo-Anglican poetry, Simile and Metaphor, Spirituality, Poetry of Indian Independence, Indian theme, Mysticism, Spiritualism, Indian Mythological Characters.

Syllabus of B.A. I Year: English Literature (Paper II- Practical)
Program: Certificate Course; Class: B.A. I Year; Session: 2021-22
Class: B.A. I Year
Subject: English Literature (MINOR)
Course Title: Applied Poetry (Paper II- Practical)
Course Type: Core Course
Credit Value: 2
Total Marks: Max. Marks: 25+75; Min. Passing Marks: 33
Content of the Course
Unit I
1. American Poetry:
1.1 Walt Whitman: O Captain! My Captain!
1.2 Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken
Keywords/Tags: Modern poetry, WWI, Imagination and Reality, War poetry, Symbolist movement, Patriotic poetry, WWII, The Holocaust, Confessional poetry.
Unit II
2. British and Indian Poetry:
2.1 William Shakespeare: Sonnet 116 (Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds)
2.2 PB Shelley: Ode to the West Wind
2.3 Guru Nanak Dev: The Sky is Your Platter
Keywords/Tags: Romanticism, Revolutionary Spirit, Impact of the French revolution, Lord Byron, Disillusionment, Irish literary revival.
Unit III
3. Applied Poetry: Problems and Prospects
3.1 Creating Poetry, Problems in Writing Poetry, Parameters of Poetry, Imagination and other Contemporary Issues.
3.2 Subjectivity, Objectivity, Negativity, Resilience
3.3 Language, Vocabulary and Other Essential Elements.
Keywords/Tags: Meter, Rhyme scheme, Regular rhythm, Word sounds, Allegory, Shape, Mood, Stanza.
 

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  1. Sir what will be the syllabus of ba first year English Literature for the students who have not taken English as a major subject?

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  2. Sir do here main means major subject?

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