MEG-01 BRITISH POETRY
SOLVED ASSIGNMENT 2021-2022
MEG – 01
ASSIGNMENT 2021 – 2022
(Based on Blocks (1 – 10)
MEG 01/TMA 01/ 2021-22
Max. Marks: 100
MEG-01 English Solved Assignment 2021-22
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2021-2022 Course: MA(English) MEG|
|Session||For July, 2021 and January, 2022 sessions|
|Assignment Code||MEG 01/TMA 01/ 2021-22|
|Product||Assignment of MA(English) 2021-2022 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date||The completed assignment should be sent to the Coordinator of the Study
Centre allotted to you by 31st March (if enrolled in the July Session) and 30th
Sept (if enrolled in the January session).
1. Explain with critical comments any two of the following passages with reference to
their contexts: 10+10
(a) Where was heard the mingled measure
From the fountain and the caves.
It was a miracle of rare device,
A sunny pleasure-dome with caves of ice!
(b) We sat grown quiet at the name of love; We saw the last embers of daylight die,
And in the trembling blue-green of the sky, A moon, worn as if it had been a shell
Washed by time’s waters as they rose and fell, About the stars and broke in days and
(c) Weep no more, woful shepherds, weep no more, For Lycidas your sorrow is not dead,
Sunk though he be beneath the watery floor. So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed,
And yet anon repairs his drooping head, And tricks his beams and with new spangled
Flames in the forehead of the morning sky: So Lycidas sunk low, but mounted high,
Through the dear might of him that walk’d the waves.
(d) When the stars threw down their spears,
And water’d heaven with their tears,
Did he smile his work to see
Did he who made the Lamb make thee?
2. Write a critical note on Chancer’s art of portraiture in The General Prologue. 20
3. Consider Herbert as a religious poet. 20
4. Comment on the opposition of art and life and youth and old age in ‘Sailing to
5. Comment on the themes of death and suicide in the poetry of Sylvia Plath. 20
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