Journalistic Discourse Past Papers


Subject: Journalistic Discourse

Time Allowed: 3 Hours

Maximum Marks: 60


Part-I Give short answers, each question carries equal marks. (15)

Q#1: Write a brief note on Discourse Analysis as a field of study.

Q#2: Define two ways of approaching language as Contextual links and Formal links?

Q#3: What are the stylistic features or characteristics of Journalistic writing?


Part-II Give detailed answers, each question carries equal marks. (45)

Q#1: Critically analyze Eqbal Ahmed’s essay Between Past and Future thematically and stylistically.

Q#2: William Dalrymple’s journalistic piece of writing Blood on the Tracks is replete with political and historical images. Discuss them by their relevance with the theme of the essay.

Q#3: Analyze the key features of Robert Frisk ‘s journalistic writing style or his argumentative style after an analysis of his article The Ship that Stands Upright at the Bottom of the Sea you have studied in your syllabus.