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    How To Prepare French Literature Optional For WBCS Main Exam  – French Book List

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    1: Know WBCS FRENCH syllabus

     2: Select Best Reference Books for WBCS FRENCH Optional

     3: Prepare a Study Plan

    Study plan is very important for every exam preparation. It plays a key role in the success of getting the good score in the WBCS exam.  Prepare a study plan for WBCS exam. Make a monthly plan, weekly plan and daily schedule to prepare WBCS French Optional Paper. Allot the time for exam preparation and set the time for playing, eating, watching TV, and studying.

    French Literature Main Syllabus 

    Section-A

    1. Main trends in French Literature

    a) Classicism

    b) Rommanticism

    c) Realism

    2. Art in France

    a) Romanticism

    b) Realism

    c) Impressionism

    3. The Vth Republic

    (a) De Gaulle and the Vth Republique

    (b) May 1968

    (c) Pompidou

    (d) Giscard d’ Estaing

    (e) Mitterrand

    (f) Chirac

    4. Translation : French to English (2 passages of socio-politico-economic nature of 200 words each).

    Section-B

    1. Main trends in French Literature

    a) Symbolism

    b) Surrealism

    c) Theatre of the Absurd

    2. Art in French

    a) Surrealism

    b) Cubism

    c) Abstract Painting

    3. The Vth Republic

    a) Parts politiques en France

    b) Place et rôle du Président de la Ve Republique

    c) Le gouvernement

    d) Le Parlement

    e) Le Senat

    4. Translation : English to French 2 passages of socio-politico-economic nature of 200 words each.

    Paper-II

    Answers must be written in French.

    Section-A

    This paper will require an in-depth reading of the following texts and the questions will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability.

    1. XVIIth Century

    a) Corneille : Le Cid

    b) Racine : Andromaque

    c) Moliere : L’Avare

    2. XVIIIth Century

    Beaumarchais : Le Mariage de Figaro

    3. XIXth Century

    b) Victor Hugo : La Conscience. Elle Avait Pris Ce Pli

    Demain, Dés L’ Aube

    c) Musset : Souvenir. La Nuit de Decembre

    d) Marimee : Colomba

    e) Balzac : Eugenie Grandet

    f) Flaubert : Madame Bovary

    g) Baudelaire : L’Invitation au Voyage, Recueillement. L’Albatros.

    h) Rimbaud : Le Dormeur du Val

    Section-B

    4. XXth Century

    a) Appolinaire : Nuit Rhenane, Le Pont Mirabeau

    b) Jacques Prevert : Pour Faire Le Portrait d’Un Oiseau, Barbara.

    c) Paul Eluard : Liberte

    d) Paul Valery : Les Pas, La Fileuse

    e) Andre Gide : La Symphonie pastorale

    f) Camus:L’Etranger

    g) Sartre:Les Mains Sales

    h) Lonesco:Rhinoceros

    Francophonie:

    a)Gerard Besette:Le Libraire

    b)Ananda Devi:Le Voile de Draupadi

    c)Cheikh Hamidou :L’Aventure

    2.Les Reves viennent mourir sur la page (L’Etreinte du Monde)

    5. Essay of general nature on a contemporary theme.

    W.B.C.S. Main Examination 2019 Optional French Literature Question Paper I And II Download

    W.B.C.S. Main Examination French Literature Optional Syllabus

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