problem1) Answer all the problems:
i) How does Prospero’s magic differ from that of witch, sycorax.
ii) Compare and contrast the Duchess’s death with those of her husband & brother. Also describe the significance in the play ‘The Duchess of Malfi’.
iii) What is meant by conceit? prepare a brief note on the use of conceits in John Donne’s poetry.
iv) What is Milton’s major purpose or theme of his epic poem?
v) What are the tragic elements in ‘king lear’? describe in brief.
problem2) Comment on role of the supernatural in William Shakespeare’s play ‘The Tempest’.
problem3) Comment on Dryden’s satiric technique used in ‘Absalom & Achitophel’?
problem4) Critically analyze the essay ‘Of Truth’ by Francis Bacon’.