Literary forms and movement past paper

Literary forms and movement past/Previous question paper

Question 1: Which period in English literature is called romanticism? Why is it often called “a time of revolution”? What are its characteristic features? (10 marks)

Question 2: Write a note on the following: (5×5-10 marks)

o Puritan poetry

o Augustan literature

Question 3: What conditions in literary and social life of England in the eighteenth century helped in the birth of English novel? Discuss. (10 marks)

Question 4: Discuss the social background of the literature of the Victorian era? Assess the

influence of science on Victorian literature. (10 marks)

Question 5: Define the following terms: (2×5=10)

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