1-Explain any T HR EE of the following extracts with reference to the context: 15
a) No time to see, in broad daylight, b) Lose something everyday. Accept the fluster Streams full of stars, like skies at night. Of lost door keys, the hour badly spent. The art of losing isn’t hard to master.
c) Thesunisbehindme. d) You willsee,Nicolas,howIcanloveand Nothing has changed since I began. Forgive….. My love will die out with me, only My eye has permitted no change. When this poor heart will cease to beat. I am going to keep things like this.
e) I suppose you think it’s brave to come back from the front and threaten a defenceless man with a revolver? Is that the sort of fairplay they teach you in the Army?
2-a) THEKILLERSby ERNESTHEMINGWAY. How do the two killers behave in the restaurant? 7. 5 b) THENECKLACEby GUYDEMAUPASSANT. “The Necklace” describes a human situation in which the entire life of the heroine is determined by a single incident. Discuss . 7. 5
a) RAPPACCINI’SDAUGHTERby NATHANIAL HAWTHORNE In the story the combination of the beautiful and the horrible is shocking. Discuss. 7. 5 b) TAKE PITY by BERNARD MALAMUD Discussthe theme ofthe short story, “TAKEPITY”. 7. 5
3-a) SOMETHINGTO TALK ABOUT by EDENPHILLPOTTS. How do the members of the Lord Redchester’s family enjoy the whole scene of burglary? 7. 5 b)THE BEARby ANTON CHEKHOV Compare and contrast the characters of Popova and Smirnov. 7. 5
a) THEBOYCOMESHOMEbyA.A.MILNE Discuss the importance of the dream scene in the play. 7. 5 b) SMOKE SCREENS by HAROLD BRIGHOUSE Write a critical summary of the play. 7. 5
4-a) THE REBEL by D.J. ENRIGHT Write a charactersketch of the rebel. 7. 5
b) Explain the following: 7.5 In the company of dog lovers, The rebel expresses a preference for cats.
THE HUNTSMAN by EDWARD LOWBURY a) The huntsman becomes a pray to a cruelfate; discuss. 7 .5 b) Explain the following: 7 .5
The guards said, “Kneel down” They killed him with sword and spear. Then the skull opened its mouth; Huntsman, how did you come here? And the dead man answered: “Talking brought me here!”
5-Use any FI VE of the following idioms and phrases in meaningful sentences: 10 i) Break down ii) Come true iii) Broken reed iv) Apple pie order v) Between you and me vi) Kick up a row vii) For good
6-Change the narration of FIVE of the following sentences: 10 i) He says to his children, “I hope, you will enjoy your holidays in Murree.” ii) Mother said to me, “It is useless to cry over split milk.” iii) The maid-servant said to the mistress, “Madam, I am very sorry for what I have done.” iv) I said to Akram, “Have you invited all your friends to dinner?” v) The little girl said, “Alas! My father has been killed.” vi) She said, “How horrible the fire is?” vii) The accused said to the judge, “Let me tell you the real story.” viii) The officer said to the candidate, “You must answer in English.”
7-Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper about “Street begging”. 10
Write an application to the postmaster General for opening a branch post office in your locality.
Write a dialogue between father and son on the choice of profession.
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