Masters Modern Drama Question Exam 2017

Masters Modern Drama Question Exam 2017


ENGLISH                                               মাফা-11/2017

Subject Code: 311107

(Modern Drama)

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Time-4 hours             Full marks-80

Part A

(Answer any ten questions)



a)Who is Gloria?

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Ans. The daughter of Mrs. Clandon.

b) Why do Simeon and Peter go to California?

Ans. Because they want to be free from the toil of farm work.

c)Who is Linda?

Ans. Linda is Willy Loman’s loyal and loving wife.

d) How old is Cabot?


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e)What is Mr. Crampton’s view on marriage?

Ans. “Marry and be miserable”.

f) Why is Eben falling in love with Abbie?

Ans. Mainly for two reasons;

i)his passion for her and 

ii)his desire to take revenge on his father on his mother’s behalf.

g) What is Happy’s real name?

Ans. Harlod Happy Loman.

h)What according to Tom is man by instinct?

Ans. A lover,a hunter, a fighter.

i)What kind of man is Mr. McComas?

Ans. A forward young man,an agnostic in religion and a radical in politics.

j) What do elms symbolize in ‘Desire Under the Elms’?

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Ans. The dominance of female characters.

k)Who is the old friend of Mr. Crampton?

Ans. Finch McComas.

I)What is menagerie?

Ans. A group of animals kept privately or for the public to see.

Part B

(Answer any five questions)


2. How does Valentine win the heart of Gloria?

3. How does Eben take revenge on his father?

4. Discuss in brief Willy Loman’s tragic flaw.

5. Discuss in brief “The Glass Menagerie’ as a memory play.

6. How does Mrs. Clandon express her cynical attitude to love?

7. Write a short note on the character of Cabot. 

8. Describe the role of Linda Loman in “Death of a Salesman”.

9. What is life force? Discuss.


(Answer any five questions) 


10. Comment on Shaw’s treatment of love and marriage in his “You Never Can Tell”. 

11. How does O’Neill react to the philosophy of Puritanism? Discuss it in reference to the play ‘Desire Under the Elms’.

12. Evaluate Willy Loman as a tragic character. 

13. What autobiographical elements do you find in “The Glass Menagerie”? 

14. Evaluate “You Never Can Tell” as an anti-romantic comedy.

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15. How does O’Neill deal with various desires in “Desire Under the Elms”? 

16. Explain “the great American dreams”. How does Arthur Miller prove that the dream is illusory? 

17. How far is Amanda Wingfield’s obsession with the past responsible for the doomed present in “The Glass Menagerie”? 

Riya Akter
Riya Akter
Hey, This is Riya Akter Setu, B.A (Hons) & M.A in English from National University.


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