MEG-12 MASTER’S DEGREE IN ENGLISH
SOLVED ASSIGNMENT 2020-2021
A SURVEY COURSE IN 20TH CENTURY
CANADIAN LITERATURE – MEG-12
July 2020 and January 2021
Assignment Code: MEG-12/TMA/2020-2021
Max. Marks: 100
MEG-12 English Solved Assignment 2020-21
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2020-2021 Course: MA(English) MEG|
|Short Name||MEG-12 (ENGLISH)|
|Product||Assignment of MA(English) 2020-2021 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date||Submission: The completed assignment should be sent to the Coordinator of the Study
Centre allotted to you by 31st March 2021(if enrolled in the July 2020 Session) and 30th
Sept, 2021 (if enrolled in the January 2021 session).
Attempt all TEN questions and answer each question in approximately 500 words.
1 What are some major concerns that dominate 20th century Canadian Literature? Give a
reasoned answer. 10
2 Write a detailed note on the different stages of Canadian history from the First Settlers to
the present times. 10
3 Atwood and Ondaatje are major novelists who have also made a mark as poets. Discuss
their contribution to both genres from your study of their novels/poems in your course.
4 Write a detailed note on the main character of the novel Surfacing. 10
5 Through the story of the Lacasse family, Gabrielle Roy presents a picture of the poor
inhabitants of Montreal. Discuss. 10
6 Love and war are interconnected in The English Patient. Discuss with examples from the
7 Attempt a critical appreciation of “Swimming Lessons” by Rohinton Mistry. 10
8 With reference to “The Door I Shut Behind Me” discuss whether immigrants lead a
“Trishanku” like existence. 10
9 The Ecstasy of Rita Joe is a hard hitting criticism of Canadian society. Do you agree?
Give reasons for your answer. 10
10 Comment on Northrop Frye’s ‘Anatomy of Criticism’ as a major critical text. 10
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