BEGC-101 Indian Classical Literature Solved Assignment 2020-21

BEGC-101 Indian Classical Literature Solved Assignment 2020


Compulsory Course of English (Hons) – BEGC 101
Indian Classical Literature (BEGC–101)
Programme: BAG & BA English (Hons)
Course Code: BEGC-101/2020

Title Name

BEGC-101 English Honours Solved Assignment 2020

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course BAG & BA English (Hons)
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2020 Course: BAG & BA English (Hons)
Session For January, 2020 and July, 2020 Sessions
Short Name BEGC-101
Assignment Code BEGC-101/2020
Product Assignment of BAG & BA English (Hons) 2020 (IGNOU)
Submission Date For June Examination: 31st March
For December Examination: 30th September



Section A
Write short notes in about 200 words each: 4 × 5 = 20
(i) Different types of plays as elucidated in the Natyashastra
(ii) Compare the Sanskrit Epic and the Sanskrit Drama/ Play
(iii) Prakarana
(iv) Sangam Literature
Section B
Answer the following in about 300 words each: 4 X 7.5 = 30
1. What is the function of the Prologue in Abhijnana Shakuntala?
2. Discuss the significance of the Palace of Illusions/ Maya in the Mahabharata.
3. What purpose does the prologue serve in Mrichchhkatika?
4. Write a note on Jain influences in Cilappatikaran.
Section C
Answer the following questions in about 800 words each: 5 X 10 = 50
1. Comment on the themes discussed in Abhijnana Shakuntala.
2. Write a detailed essay on the use of fables, myths and folktales in the Mahabharata.
3. Keeping Sudraka’s Mrichchhkatika in mind, attempt to describe the link between the conditions
of life in the society around us and the art of the same period.
4. Comment on the female presence in Cilappatikaran.
5. Name some of the prominent Classical Sanskrit playwrights and attempt a critical analysis of
their works.


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