Suggestions For 3rd Year, Restoration and 18th Century Fiction


Suggestions For 3rd Year, Restoration and 18th Century Fiction
Short Questions and Broad Questions
Restoration and 18th Century Fiction

 Part B (Short Questions)

(Restoration and 18th Century Fiction)


    1. How does Aphra Behn describe the native people of Surinam? [Page-34]

    2. How did Oroonoko plan a slave revolt? [Page 37]

    3. Describe the beauty of Imoinda. [See A Critical Study, Page-163]

    4. How was Oroonoko turned into a slave from a Prince?[Page-32]

    5. Describe Oroonoko's encounter with the numb eel. [See A Critical Study Guide, Page - 176]

    6. How does the numb eel reflect the fate of Oroonoko? [Critical Study, Page-177]

    7. Who is Byam? What do you know about his council? [Page-36]

    8. Why did Caesar surrender to Byam? [Page-38]

    9. Describe the significance of Oroonoko's death. [Page-40]

    10. Describe the horrors of slavery presented in "Oroonoko". [Page-28]

    11. Why does Oroonoko take up arms again? [Page 32]

    12. How does Oroonoko fall in love with Imoinda? [Page-30]

    13. Give a short account of Oroonoko. [Page-29]

    14. Why was Oroonoko attracted towards Imoinda? [Page-38]

    15. How did Imoinda die? [Page-37]


    Robinson Crusoe

    1. What did Crusoe's father advise him about his ambition? [Page-93]

    2. What was the effect of a furious storm at Crusoe's first voyage? [Page-94]

    3. How did Crusoe escape from his state of slavery? [Page-96]

    4. How did Crusoe build his habitation in the island? [Page-101]

    5. How did Crusoe approach God for his sin of disobedience? [Page-105]

    6. How did God respond to Crusoe's prayer? [Page -105]

    7. How did Crusoe witness a group of cannibals feasting on human flesh? [Page-110]

    8. How did Friday make a new boat to escape with Crusoe? [Page-114]

    9. How did Crusoe attack the savages and rescue the European? [Page-114]

    10. Give a brief accout of the birth and parentage of Robinson Crusoe. [Page-93]

    11. How did Crusoe become a slave from merchant? [Page-96]

    12. Write a note on the foot-print episode in "Robinson Crusoe."/ How did Crusoe discover foot-print? [Page-121]

    13. How did Crusoe produce corn in that deserted land? [Page-103]

    14. How did the shipwreck happen? [See A Study Guide, Page-99]

    15. How did Crusoe keep a note of his passing days on the island? [Page-102]

    16. How did Crusoe reach England? [Page-120)


    Tom Jones

    1. What do you know about Allworthy and his sister? [Page-175]

    2. How was it established that Mr. Partridge was the true father of Tom Jones? [Page -177]

    3. What do you know about Sophia Western? [Page – 179]

    4. What happened when Squire Allworthy became ill? [Page-181]

    5. Why did Sophia faint to see Tom in the fields? [Page-181

    6. How did Tom leave the house of Squire Allworthy? [Page-182]

    7. How did Sophia flee from her father's house? [Page-183]

    8. How was Tom Jones released from the Prison? [Page-187]

    9. How was the truth about Tom's parentage disclosed? [Page-188]

    10. How were Tom and Sophia united in the long run? [Page-188]

    11. How was Tom Jones imprisoned? [Page -186]

    12. How did Tom get shelter in Allworthy's house? [Page-176]

    13. What discovery was made about the parentage of Tom? [Page-176]

    14. How did Tom help Black George's family in distress? [Page-178]


    Gulliver's Travels

    1. How was Gulliver taken to the capital city from the sea-shore How was Gulliver brought to the metropolis? [Page-250]

    2. How was Gulliver searched in Lilliput? [Page-251]

    3. What did the candidates for job do in Lilliput to obtain greater employment? [Page-251]

    4. Who were the high-heels and low-heels in Lilliput? [Page-253]

    5. What did Gulliver inform the King about the use of gunpowder in his native country? [Page-265]

    6. How did Gulliver reach the island of Laputa? [Page-267]

    7. How was the nature of the inhabitants of Laputa? [Page-267]

    8. Why did the women in Lagado prefer strangers to their spouse! [Page-269]

    9. Why did Gulliver want to leave Laputa? [Page-271]

    10. How was the Queen impressed by Gulliver a the time of their meeting. [Page-261]

    11. How did the king react when Gulliver proposed him to produce gunpowder to be more powerful? [Page-265]

    12. Who were the Big Endians and little Endians? [page- 253]

    13. Write a short note on the Houyhnhnms. [Page-292]

    14. How was Gulliver fed by the Lilliputians? [Page-249]

    15. How did the King of Brobdingang receive Gulliver? [Page-262]

    16. How did Gulliver react after meeting with his own family? [Page-281]

    17. How did Gulliver reach the country of the Lilliputians? [Page-249]

    18. What was the common feature of people, animals and trees in Lilliput? [Page-254]


     Part C (Broad Questions)

    (Restoration and 18th Century Fiction)


      1. Comment on the narrative style of "Oroonoko". [Page-]

      2. Describe Aphra Behn's attitude towards slavery as expressed in Oroonoko. [Page-59]

      3. Discuss the theme of anti-colonialism in Arpha Behn's Oroonoko. [Page-57]

      4. Give an account of the major themes of Oronooko. [Page-56]

      5. Sketch the character of Oroonoko. [Page-60]

      Robinson Crusoe

      1. Write a note on the theme of sin, punishment and repentance in "Robinson Crusoe." [Page-144]

      2. Comment on the themes of commerce in the novel "Robinson Crusoe."[ Page-148]

      3. Comment on the spiritual regeneration of Robinson Crusoe. [Page-132]

      4. The story of Robinson Crusoe is a truthful representation of human life. [Page-146]

      5. Do you think Robinson Crusoe to be a man of action rather than a man of thought? Justify your answer. [Page-139]

      Tom Jones

      1. What is the theme of the novel Tom Jones? [Page -204]

      2. Comment on the plot construction of the novel Tom Jones. [Page-205]

      3. Evalute Henry Fielding's art of characterization in 'Tom Jones'. [Page-210]

      4. Comment on Fielding's concept of morality and sexuality in 'Tom Jones'. [Page-208]

      5. Comment on the discovery of Tom's parentage at the end of the novel 'Tom Jones'. [Page-209]

      Guillerver's Travels

      1. Examine Swift's use of Lemuel Gulliver as a narrator and an observer. [Page-326]

      2. How does Swift satirise the contemporary politics of England through his voyages to Lilliput and Brobdingnag? [Page-306]

      3. Do you think Swift is a misanthropist? Justify your answer. [Page-307]

      4. "Swift was a great humanist in spite of his being a misanthropist"- Substantiate. [Page-308]

      Short Notes

      (Restoration and 18th Century Fiction)

      • ·         Miss Bridget
      • ·         Black George
      • ·         Romance Hero
      • ·         Rope-Dancing
      • ·         Comic-epic
      • ·         The High-Heels and Low-Heels in Lilliput
      • ·         Glumdalclitch
      • ·         The Indian Mistress
      • ·         The Father of Waters
      • ·         The Shipwreck
      • ·         The Discourse on Marriage
      • ·         The Terrible Dream
      • ·         Picaresque novel
      • ·         Squire Allworthy
      • ·         The king of Brobdingnag
      • ·         The Flying Island

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