Model Questions From J. M. Synge's "Riders To The Sea": Difficulty Level: Graduation



Riders To The Sea
J. M. Synge
Difficulty Level: Graduation      Time: 1hr 30 Mnt

1. Answer all the questions :- one or two sentences

i. Mention two stage properties for the enactment of the play Riders To The Sea?

ii.Who are the ‘riders’ in the play Riders To The Sea?

iii.“……….. getting holy water in the dark nights after Samhain”- What is Samhain? Does the holy water refer to the water of the christian church?

iv. “Is she coming to the pier”- What does the holy speaker mean by ‘she’? What is the ‘pier’?

v. What is the geographical location of Aran Islands?

vi. How is Nora struck by Maurya’s different reactions to the death of Bartley Michael?

vii.Mention two Greek dramatic feature employed in Riders To The Sea?

2. Explain with reference (any two) :-

i. They’re all gone now, and there isn’t anythings more the sea can do to me.

ii. No man at all can be living for ever, and we must be satisfied.

iii. I ‘ve seen the fearfullest things any person has seen since the day Bride Dara seen the dead man with the child in his arms.

3. Answer any two :- (50 words)

i. What is called chorus? Are Cathleen and Nora choric character?

ii. My heart is broken from this day- Who says this and to whom? Why is the heart of the speaker broken?

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iii. What is called tragic-irony? Give some examples from the text?


4. What is called one act play ? Analyze Riders To The Sea as a one act play. (600 words)

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