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BEGC-133 Solved Assignment 2023-24 for July 2023 and January 2024 Session
Course Code: BEGC 133
Max. Marks: 100
Answer all questions in this assignment.
- “I have no spur
To prick the sides of my intent, but only
Vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself
And falls on th’ other.”
- “Out, damned spot: out I say! One, Two: Why then ’tis time to do’t. Hell is murky. Fie, My Lord, fie! A soldier, and affear’d? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to accompt”?
- “He did it like an operatic tenor—a regular handsome fellow, with flashing eyes and lovely moustache, shouting a war-cry and charging like Don Quixote at the windmills. We nearly burst with laughter at him; but when the sergeant ran up as white as a sheet, and told us they’d sent us the wrong cartridges, and that we couldn’t fire a shot for the next ten minutes, we laughed at the other side of mouths.”
- “The old order changeth, yielding place to new,
And God fulfils himself in many ways,
Lest one good custom should corrupt the world.
Comfort thyself: what comfort is in me?
I have lived my life, and that which I have done
May He within himself make pure!”
- Write short notes on the following:
- Characterisation in Far from the Madding Crowd.
- The ‘Banquet Scene’ in Macbeth.
- Tennyson as a representative poet of Victorian England.
- Bernard Shaw and the ‘discussion play’.
III. Write short essays on the following:
- Arms and the Man is considered to be an ‘anti-romantic comedy’”. Do you agree?
- What are the main themes of Tennyson’s poem “Morte d’Arthur’? Briefly explain the allegorical significance of the poem.
- Write a brief critical appreciation of Thomas Hardy’s novel Far from the Madding Crowd, bringing out the significance of the landscape of Wessex in the novel.
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