Short Answers of Prose 1st term

We have collected the old examination questions from Sargodha University (UOS) of these papers
Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb
Ruskin’s Essays by Ruskin
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
Bacon’s Essays by Bacon

and answered these questions as under.
We have posted these questions time to time on Nazar Bazmi’s Notes (, here we have collected all links together as under

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Short Answers of Ruskin’s Essays

Is Ruskin a social reformer?

Ruskin is an art critic, social critic and social reformer. In his essay ‘Work’ he criticizes the industrialization and class differences.

What is the theme of Ruskin’s essay “Work”?

Effect of industrialization on human and class differences is the main theme of Ruskin’s essay “Work”.

What is an essay?

An essay is a piece of writing in straightforward language about a particular topic or subject. Normally writer makes his point of view, evaluate, analyze or criticize a topic or subject. Essay can be divided into two types formal and informal essays.For example: Ruskin’s Essays and Lamb’s Essays.

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Short Answers of Lamb’s Essays

Write a brief note on Charles Lamb.

Charles Lamb (1775-1834) is a poet, an English essayist and his best work is Essays of Elia and Tales from Shakespeare (children’s book).

Who is Elia in Lamb’s Essays?

Elia is the pen name or pseudonym of Charles Lamb himself in Lamb’s essays. It is taken from an old Italian clerk at South-Sea House.

Name the two dream children in Lamb’s essay.

Lamb’s essay, Dream Children is a reverie (short day dream) and in this reverie Lamb finds the Alice and John two children around him.
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