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BEGE-143: Understanding Poetry
Assignment July, 2023 & January, 2024 Sessions
(Based on Blocks 1 – 4)
Max. Marks: 100
Answer all questions.
Write short notes in about 200 words each: 2 × 5 = 10
(i) metaphysical poems
(ii) modernism and poetry
Explain with reference to the context in 300 words each. 3 X 10 = 30
(i) Tell Flesh must fade for heaven and here!
Thus learnt she and lingered – joy and fear!
Thus lay she a moment on my breast.
(ii) You say
the beak that steals
The worm-ridden grain spread out to sun
is a pariah cow.
(iii) Like all good shepherd sees to it they do
He is free to play a flute all day.
As well fed tigers and fat sheep drink
from the same pond.
Answer the following questions in 800 words each: 4 X 15 = 60
- Discuss ‘The Ruined Cottage’ as an example of poetic narrative.
- Critically comment on Sukhirtharani’s feminism as reflected in her poetry.
- Comment critically on the poems of Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih.
- Critically analyse the poem ‘Bequest’.
BEGE143, BEGE 143 ENGLISH MEDIUM