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1. Rewrite the following sentences correctly. You need not copy the original sentence in your answer book; write only the corrected version (10x1=10)

a) The baby cried herself into sleep.
b) The huge python was entwined against the tree-trunk.
c) The old stock should be disposed off before the new stock is ordered.
d) The panda eats,shoots and leaves.
e) I am really strapped of cash and cannot pay my bills.
f) That kind of behavior is out of place at a party.
g) I hope you don't bear a grudge at me.
h) His actions gave currencies to the rumour that he was about to leave
i) She shouted at her brother on top of her voice.
j) Please keep your wits with you at the time of the interview.

2. Pair the first word in each line below with the word or phrase closest to it in meaning within the brackets. Write only the paired set in your answer-book.

a) infirm (feeble,notify,corporate,disqualified)
b) ogre (amorous glance,orgy,monster,a gland)
c) boulder (courageous,shoulder-blade,ribbon,large rock)
d) ribald (ribbon,alopecia,old rib,coarse)
e) masticate (chew,to display mastery,watchdog,majestic)
f) reverie (revival,rivulet,to revere,daydream)
g) wane (want,wiggle,decrease,wander)
h) snarl (sneeze,tangle,snare,snatch)
i) kidnap (sleep,play-school,abduct,short story)
j) imbibe (embroil,absorb,imbecile,to offer a bribe)

3. Complete the following sentences using one word for each of the blank spaces. Write the completed sentences in your answer-book. (10x1=10)

a)You will never be popular if you are too clever by _______
b)Actors never retire. They die in______.
c)Would you be _______kind as to help me to open this window?
d)Your resignation has certainly come as a _______from the blue.
e)He jumped into the car and drove off at ______-neck speed to fetch the doctor.
f)We were able to catch the last train by the ______ of our teeth.
g)I did not enjoy the pillion ride. I was hanging on for _______life all the way
h)I ran from pillar to ______ to get my ration card.
i)The discussions that went on into the wee _______ became increasingly unprofitable.
j)He is like a ________with nine lives and will probably see ninety.


1.Read the following poem carefully and answer the questions that follow:

Love After Love

The time will come
When, with elation
You will greet yourself arriving
At your own door, in your own mirror
And each will smile at the other's welcome,

And say, sit here. Eat.
You will love again the stranger who was your self.
Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart.
To itself, to the stranger who has loved you

All your life, whom you ignored
For another, who knows you by heart.
Take down the love letters from the bookshelf,

The photographs, the desperate notes,
Peel your own image from the mirror.
Sit. Feast on your life.

a)What does 'after' in the title of the poem signify?
b)Why does the poet describe the 'self' as a 'stranger'?
c)What does the mirror appear to stand for in the poem?
d)Comment on the relation between love and feasting in the poem.

2.Write short notes on any four of the following: (4x5=20)

Aristotle, Alexandre Dumas, Charles Darwin, Jibanmukhi gaan, Sukumar Ray, The Discovery Of India, Putul Nacher Itikatha, Kafka, Neruda, Teni-da,Chitrangada, The Communist Manifesto, John Milton, Mahashveta Devi, Jayanta Mahapatra, J.M.Coetzee, George Eliot, Sadan Hasan Manto, Picasso,The Iliad, Mark Twain, Agatha Bhristie, James Joyce, Badal Sarkar, Don Quixote, Shakuntala, Thomas Hardy.

3.Write an essay on any one of the following subjects (40)

a) Can literature be 'taught'?
b) Science,fantasy and fiction
c) Should plays be seen or read?
d) The difference between history and literature

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