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M P Keshari » ISC GUESS PAPER IN ENGLISH – II, FOR 2012.

ISC GUESS PAPER IN ENGLISH – II, FOR 2012.

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ISC Guess Paper in English – II, for – 2012.

English Paper – II

Time – 2½ Hours. Full Marks – 100.

Answer of Question 1 is compulsory from Section A and three questions from Section B. In Section B choose questions from at least two text books.

Section – A

Question – 1. Choose ANY TWO passages and answer the questions briefly : – [25]

(a)    Duncan : My plenteous joy, Wanton in fullness, seek to hide themselves

In drops of sorrow, Sons, kinsmen, thanes, And you whose places are

the nearest, know,

……………….. which honour must Not unaccompanied invest only,

But sings of nobleness, like

stars shall shine

On all deservers.

(i)                 Where is the speaker ? Who else are present with him ?

(ii)               Which four groups of people does Duncan address ?

(iii)             What does Duncan proclaim ? Give two examples.

(iv)             What does Duncan say to Macbeth after this extract ? How does the declaration prove fatal for Duncan.

(b) Macbeth :  So is he mine; and in such bloody distance

That every minute of his being thrusts

Against my near’st of life, and thought I could

With bare-fac’d power sweep him

from my sight

And bid my will avouch it, Yet I must not.

(i)                 What has the listerner said for Macbeth to start his speech with ‘so’?

(ii)               Identify ‘he’ and state the reason of Macbeth’s disquiet state of mind because of him.

(iii)             Why will Macbeth not use his bare face’d power ? What must he himself, do after his enemy’s fall ?

(iv)             How has Macbeth incited his listener against their common enemy?

(c) Lady Macbeth : Out damned spot I Out say one, two then ‘til time do’t. Hell is murky my lord, fie a soldier and afearel. What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account. Yet who would have thought the old man to have so much blood in him.

Doctor : Do you mark that ?

Lady M : The thane of Fife had a wife. Where is she now?

(i)                 In which mental condition does lady Macbeth speak in the scene? While past incidents are referred to in the following passage?

(ii)               Why does Lady M say there is no need to fear why do you think she is rubbing her hand?

(iii)             Who is the old man and who is the thane of Fife in reality. What has happened to them?

(iv)             How does Macbeth react to hear Lady Macbeth’s death soon after this extract?

 

Section – B.

Macbeth (Shakespeare) [25 Marks]

Question – 2. In the beginning Lady Macbeth plays a pivotal role in guiding the actions of Macbeth but at the end she degenerates into a mental wreek. Justify the statement making a comparature study of her character before and after the murder of Duncan.

Question – 3. How does the scene between Lady Macduff and her son touch the reader’s heart? Compare and contrast Lady Macbeth and Lady Macduff.

Timeless Short Stories

(Compiled by T. W. Phillips)

Question – 4. “The whole misery of the world seemed to be weighing all about and above me. And yet the suffering one seemed to laugh at all”. How  far is this statement true about Javni and the auther.

Question – 5. Examine the responses of the native residents of Miguel Street to the arrival of the Portugese Couple. Toni and Angela and their strange relationship in V.S. Naipaul’s short story ‘Love Love Love Alone’.

Question – 6. How successfully did the writer bring out the humour in the story leaves in Spring Time.

ISC Poetry (W.R. Gardens)

Question – 7. How did the poet, Ruskin Bond meet each one of the friends mentioned in the poem, The Story of Lost Friends? What were his feelings on parting with each of them?

Question – 8. “Each in his narrow cell for ever laid The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep”.

(i)                 What are Gray’s reflections on the lives of the simple village people buried in the country Churchyard?

(ii)               Account briefly for the poems’ universal appeal.

Question – 9. Give a critical appreciation of the poem ‘Hotnoon in Malabar’.

 

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