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

Mofizur Rahman

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,

    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?

    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?

    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?

    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,

    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

    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?

    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".

      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.

      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.

      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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