problem 1) Attempt all the problems
a) describe Cristopher Marlowe’s play The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus as the most representative drama of the Renaissance
b) G. B. Shaw’s Pygmalion is the critical re-writing of the mythe of Pygmalion. describe the statement in the light of your reading of the play.
c) Describe the role of the Tempters in T.S. Eliot’s play Murder in the Cathedral.
d) describe Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist in the light of the Renaissance nation of humours.
e) prepare down the significance of the title The Playboy of the Western World by J. M. Synge.
problem 2) prepare brief notes on the following
a) William Shakespeare
b) The changing contours of the genre of tragedy
c) Post 50’s British Drama
d) Dark Comedy
problem 3) prepare brief notes on the following
a) Elizabethan Dramatics
b) The genre of social comedy
c) Modern Drama
d) Existentialism and Literature of the Twentieth Century.