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Punjab university lahore












                               

 

 

                          Part 1 --- 2008

Time : 3 hrs Paper 1                                                Marks:100 

                                        Classical Poetry

Q l. Explain only FOUR of the following with reference to the context: 
(i) 
She lect no morsel from her lippcs falle 
Ne wet tee hir fyngres in her sauce depe. 
Wel koude she carie a morsel and wel kepe 
That no dropc ne fille upon hire breste. 
(ii) 
Thrice he assayed, and thrice, in spite of scorn 
Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth: at last 
Words interwove with sighs found out their way: 
(iii) 
And though it in the center sit,
Yet when the other far doth rome,
It leans andrhcarkens after it,
And growes erecet, as that comes home. 
(iv) 
 For ever curs'd be this detested day, 
Which snatched my best, my favourite curl away! 
Happy! Ah ten times happy had I been 
If Hampton-Court these eyes had never seen! 
(v) 
 But that thouh shouklst my firmness therefore doubt,
To God or thee, because we have a foe,
May tempt it, I expected not to hear.
(vi) 
And with remembrance of the greater grief ,
To banish the less, if I find my chief relief. 
(vii) 
If it be yea, I shall be fain; 
If it he nay-friends, as before 
You shall another man obtain. 
And I mine own and vour's no more. 
Q:2.
 "The prologue" presents a cross-section of Chaucer's contemporary society. Illustrate. 
Q:3
"Donne's love lyrics spring not only from a strong and ingenious head but also from a passionate heart." Discuss. 
Q 4. 
What epic conventions does Milton follow in writing of his 'Paradise Lost'? Elucidate. 
Q 5 
Pope described 'The Rape of the Lock' as an heroic-comical poem. What did Pope mean and how far did he succeed in his purpose. 
Q 6. 
Critically evaluate the style and major thematic concerns in Wyatt's poetry. 
Q 7. Write critical analysis of the two of the following poems: 
(i) Prisoned in the Wlndor. 
(ii) On Wyatt's death. 
(iii) They flee from me.

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