2. Answer any three of the following questions
a. What does the Nightingale stand for in Keats’ Ode to a Nightingale? How does Keats intend to escape in the world of the Nightingale? 2+10
3. Explain, with reference to the context, any four of the following. (4+2)x4=24
Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing
Yellow, and black, and pale, and hectic red.
My gift of a nine-hundred-years-old name
With anybody’s gift.
And wears man’s smudge and shares man’s sine
The yellow smoke that rubs its muzzle on the window-panes.
My eye has permitted no change.
Iam going to keep things ilke this.
4. Answer any one of the following questions. 12
a. How does Sarojini Naidu present the lives of the Coromonal fishers in her poem against the backdrop of a romanticized sea? 12
5. Explain, with reference to the context, any one of the following. 2+4=6
a. "I followed him across the sprawling sands,
my mind thumping in the flesh’s sling.
Hope lay perhaps in burning the house
Of circumstances and freshening April showers
Of early knowledge and unnumbered kinds
Of new perceptions shed their influence."
6. Show your acquaintance with any two of the following poetic terms. 3x2=6
a. Terza rima;
Reference: Collected from Different Competitive Exams