Q.1 What are salient features of “Commonwealth Literature”? (14)
Write a detailed note on the central theme of A Dance of the Forests.
Q.2 “NaipaulĂ˘€źs ambivalence towards India originates from his diasporic status.” Comment with a
comparatist study of a A House for Mr. Biswas and NaipaulĂ˘€źs three other books on India. (14)
Discuss in detail Ice Candy Man as a novel of Partition.
Q.3 Is the use of myths and symbols convicing in The Solid Mandala? (14)
Write a detailed note on the contribution of Edward Brithwaite in Caribbean poetry.
Q.4 The spiritual journey of Hagar is a journey towards acceptance. Discuss. (14)
Critically evaluate A Grain of Wheat.
Q.5 Write short notes (Any two) (14)
1. Midsummer XXVI.
2. Bird- Imager in the Stone Angel.
3. WalcottĂ˘€źs Poetry.
4. Compare and contrast the characterization of Waldo and Arthur Brown.