Alternative English Question Paper' 2022, Dibrugarh University BCOM 1st Sem Hons CBCS Pattern

Alternative English Question Paper' 2022
Dibrugarh University BCOM 1st Sem Hons CBCS Pattern
Paper: AECC – 2
Full Marks: 40
Pass Marks: 16
Time: 2 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions


1. Answer the following questions:           5x4=20

(a) “Non-violence is superior to violence.” Explain the above line with reference to M. K. Gandhi’s The Doctrine of Sword.


Write an illustrative note on Sinn Feinism.

(b) Discuss the features of the caste system in India as outlined by Ambedkar in Prospects of Democracy in India.


“The prospect of democracy is bleak in India.” Discuss.

(c) No foreigner can speak English exactly as an Englishman. How can a non-native speaker of English be understood in England? Discuss with reference to Spoken English and Broken English by G. B. Shaw.


What is a Cockney dialect? Why are people ashamed of speaking it? Discuss.

(d) Elaborate Shaw’s views on Company manners and home manners.


What are Gandhi’s views on ‘forgiveness’ as underlined in his easy, The Doctrine of the Sword?


2. Answer the following questions:           5x4=20

(a) Examine the significance of the title, How Much Land Does a Man Need? By Leo Tolstoy?


Write the character sketch of Pahom.

(b) How does O. Henry portray the affluent section of the city in The Unfinished Story?


Why did Dulcie change her mind about going out on a date with Piggy?

(c) How do the Indian and Pakistani soldiers view their role in the war that they are fighting? Examine with reference to The Dog of Tithwal.


Who is the central character in Manto’s the Dog of Tithwal? How does the central character draw out the several layers of meaning in the story? Justify your answer.

(d) Write a note on the ending of the story, The Unfinished Story by O. Henry.


Discuss the symbolic significance of Manto’s story, The Dog of Tithwal.

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