1. When I behold the heavens, then I repent,

And curse thee, wicked Mephistophilis,

Because thou hast depriv’ me of those joys

2. Discuss the main characters of Look Back in Anger and their relationship with each other. 20

3. Discuss the character of Dr Faustus as a tragic figure. 20

4. Comedy of Humours – Meaning

5. I swear to thee by cupid’s strongest bow,

By his arrow with the golden head, 

By the simplicity of venus’dvens, 

By that which knitteth souls and prospers loves,

And by that fire which burn’d the carthage queen 

when the false Trojan under soil was seen;

6. John Osborne uses the symbolic device of the bears and squirrels game in his play Look Back In Anger. Discuss. 

7. Historical background of murder in the cathedral –

8. Identify the characteristics of Shakespearean comedy in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 20

9. What do you think is the dominant quality of Hamlet’s character? Illustrate. 20

10. And I treat a duchess as if she was a flower girl.

11. Character sketch of Hamlet –

12. The comic elements in the play “The Alchemist” are as under – 

13. Critique of Hamlet’s Soliloquies – 

14. Comment on the title of Look Back in Anger.

15. Write a short note on Feminism in “John Osborne: Look Back in Anger”?

16. ” I hit a blow on the ridge of his skull, laid him stretched out, and he split to the knob of his gullet. “

17. The existentialist element in Estragon and vladimir –

18. What is the importance of Hamlet’s soliloquies in the play?

19. Astride of a grave and difficult birth. Down in the hole, lingeringly, the grave-diggers puts on the forceps. We have time to grow old. The air is full of our cries. But habit is a great deadener. 

20. Come on, sir, now you set foot on shore

In novo orbe; here’s the rich perm;

And there within, sir, are the golden mines great solomn’s ophir!

21. Discuss Murder in the Cathedral as a poetic drama.

22. What are the comic strategies used in The Playboy of the Western World?

23. Discuss Waiting for Godot from the perspective of the theatre of the Absurd.

24. Professor Henry Higgins –

25. Do you think Pygmalion is a romance? Give reasons for your answer. 20

26. Weigh oath with oath, and you will nothing weigh:

Your vows to her and me, put in two scales,

Will even, weigh; and both as light as tales.

27. It is not in time that my death shall be know;

It is out of time that my decision it taken

If you call that a decision

To which my whole being gives entire consent. 

I give my life.

To the law of god above the law of Mam.

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