Complete Syllabus of Major English (Optional) | Class 11

DR Gurung

Major English (Optional)

Class : 11
Full Marks: 100
Teaching hours: 150

Section A: Integrating Language and Literature

Section B: History of English Literature

Unit 1: Old English to English Renaissance
2: The Age of Intellect and Rebellion
3: Augustan Interlude
4: The Romantic Poetry and Realistic Fiction
5: English Literature of the 20th Century
6: Selected literary terms

Section C: Reading in the GENRES:

Unit 1: Essays
- Bruce Dollar "Child Care in China"
- Christy Brown " The Letter A"
- Clifford Geertz "Of Cocks and Men"
- Vaelav Havel "The velvet Hangover"
- Jamaica Kincaid " A small place"

Unit 2: Stories:
- Nicholas Mohr "A very special pet"
- Natsume soseki "Iam  a Cat"
- Catherine Lim " Paper"
- Josef Skyvorecky " An Insolvable Problems of Genetics"
- Slavomir Mrozak " The Elephant"
- John Collier " Wet Saturday"

Unit 3: Poems:
- e.e. commings "Buffalo Bill's"
- W. Shakespeare "When lcicles Hang by the wall"
- Langston Hughes "Dream Variations"
- Richard Snyder " A Mongoloid Child Handling shells on the Beach"
- Robert Burns " My love is like a Red Rose"

Unit 4: Plays
- Rosalind Vallance "Pandora's Box"
- Val Gielgud " Friday Morning"
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