Part A: Question 1 is obligatory and is allocated 18 marks.
Question 1 (obligatory – 18 marks)
Why was the English literary canon accused of representing the Anglophone elitist culture at the expense of non-Anglophone cultures? Explain using examples.
Part B: Choose TWO QUESTIONS to answer.
Question 2 (optional – 16 marks)
How did the global status of English affect its position in academia? Illustrate through examples.
Question 3:(optional – 16 marks)
Explain the concept introduced by Ferguson on the ‘hegemony of English’ and list the areas that relate to its possible harmful effects.
Question 4:(optional – 16 marks)
Explain the phenomenon of Language Death. Use illustrative examples to support your discussion.