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Delhi University Solved Question Papers Semester 2 Paper 4 The Mill on the Floss By George Eliot

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  • Chapter 1

    The Mill On The Floss Solved Question Papers Part 1/4

    Year 2000
    1. Reference to the context:-
    a) “Yes my home is pretty and I'm very fond of the river where we go fishing- but I'm often very unhappy.

    Year 2006
    1. Write explanatory and critical notes on:
    a) The Dodsons

    Year 2006
    1. Write explanatory and critical notes on:
    b) Bob Jakin

    Year 2009
    1. Write short explanatory notes on:
    a) (i) Tom Tulliver in the episode of the sword-drill.

    Year 2015
    1. Write short explanatory notes on:
    a) Tom's education.

  • Chapter 2

    The Mill On The Floss Solved Question Papers Part 2/4

    2000
    1. Reference to the context:-
    b) “I can't believe that you thought of me so much as I have thought of you...

    2007
    1.  Reference to the context:-
    b) Write a note on the role of Philip Wakem in Maggie's life.

    2011/ 2015
    1. Write short explanatory and critical notes on:
    b) Philip Wakem

    2004
    2. a) “There is a sense of decadence, of lost vitalities, social and cultural, in St Ogg's.”

    2010
    2. Comment on how George Eliot stresses upon the social influences that impact on the constitution of the various characters in The Mill on the Floss.

    2012
    2. Examine how George Eliot depicts the close relationship between the individual and society in The Mill on the Floss.

    2014
    2. Comment on how George Eliot stresses upon the social influences that impact in the constitution of various characters in The Mill on the Floss.

    2004
    b) “Maggie and Tom are not blameless martyrs-- both have selfish blindness and powerful but inadequate concepts of duty and renunciation.” Discuss.

    2007
    1. a) “Maggie and Tom are not blameless martyrs- both have selfish blindness and powerful but inadequate concepts of duty and renunciation.” Discuss.

    2008
    1. (b) “Maggie and Tom are not blameless martyrs- both have selfish blindness and powerful but inadequate concepts of duty and renunciation.” Discuss.

    2012
    1. Is it fair to blame Tom and Maggie alone for their fate? Give reasons for your answer.

    2010
    1. Do you feel that Tom and Maggie are largely responsible for their fate? Give a reasoned answer.

    2014
    1. Do you feel that Tom and Maggie are largely responsible for their fate in the novel The Mill on the Floss. Give a reasoned answer.

    2005
    1. 15
    b) Discuss the roles that Philip and Stephen Guest play in the life of Maggie Tulliver.

    2016
    1.
    b) Neither Philip Wakem nor Stephen Guest would have proved a good husband for Maggie. Do you agree?

  • Chapter 3

    The Mill On The Floss Solved Question Papers Part 3/4

    2002
    1. b) The Red Deeps

    2009
    1. (ii) The Red Deeps in The Mill on the Floss.

    2011
    1. Write short explanatory and critical notes on:
    a) Maggie's relationship with Stephen.

    2005
    1. a) Do you agree with the view that Maggie Tulliver is too sensitive and imaginative for the environment? Give reasons for your answer.

    2008
    1. a) “In Maggie Tulliver, George Eliot has portrayed a character who is too sensitive and imaginative for her environment.” Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer.

    2001
    3. b) “Conclusions are the weak point of most authors.” In the light of this remark by George Eliot, critically examine the conclusions of the The Mill on the Floss.

    2009
    1. b) Write a short note on the third person omniscient narrator in nineteenth century novels.

    2013
    2. Would you consider the conclusion of The Mill on the Floss unnecessarily sentimental and contrived? Give reasons for your answer.

    2016
    1. a) George Eliot thought happy endings were unreal and were the weak points of most Victorian novels. Comment on the conclusion of The Mill on the Floss in the light of the above statement.

  • Chapter 4

    The Mill On The Floss Solved Question Papers Part 4/4

    2003

    1. Write short notes on the following explaining with reference to the context
    b)Lucy Deane as a foil to Maggie Tulliver.

    2001

    3. a) Discuss The Mill on the Floss as a novel about childhood in nineteenth century England

    2004

    1. a) Write a short note on the depiction of the practice of discrimination against the girl-child in nineteenth century British Society in British fiction in this period.

    2013

    1. Does the Mill on the Floss in your view present: an apt exploration of childhood, especially that of a girl in Victorian England?

    Additional topics:

    1. The Myth of St Oggs-

    2. Reference to the colonies

    3. A View From the Present

    4. Autobiographical Novel

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