University of Alexandria Civilization
Faculty of Education 2nd Year repeats
Department of English Time: hours
1st Term Exam 07/08 Date: 15 January
Attempt only Four (4) of the following questions:-
1- "Alfred is very important figure in the history of English literature. He was not an author, nor a poet, nor a dramatist, but he knew how to write clear prose......." Comment.
3- "The scientific movement led to a change of the rule of nature on religious thinking,, and it created an atmosphere which rejected supernatural explanation of any phenomenon. (Comment).
4- The oldest English poem is Beowulf which was composed in a certain place Europe, while Caedmon was the first Christian poem found into the monasteries of the Anglo-Saxons. (Discuss)
5- The Eighteenth century is considered a prosaic age as better prose than poetry was produced by its writers.
6- Write short notes on Only Two of the following:-
- a) Men Johnson’s criticism on the Shakespearean works
- b) The spirit of Inquiry in the 18 century.
- c) The Development of drama in the first half of the 18th century
- d) The hundred year’s war 1337 - 1453.
Dr. M. A. Taman