WAEC 2018 Literature in English Answer [Drama & Poetry]

WAEC Literature Answer 2018 Released – See Waec Lit-In-Eng Questions for Objective, Prose, Drama & Poetry Here.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) May /June 2018 Literature-In-English paper for Drama and Poetry will be written on Monday, 16th April, 2018.

Incase you forgot, there are three papers in Lit in Eng WAEC – Papers 1 & 2 and then 3, all of which must be taken different days.

Paper 1 & 2 (Objective and Prose) is combined in a paper which was taken at one sitting from 8:30am to 10:45am last Thursday, 5th April, 2018 while Paper 3 (Drama and Poetry) will be written on Monday, 16th April from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

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In this post is samples of literature-in-english questions for candidates that will participate in the 2018 examination. Read down below.

Note that below is the questions from Waec literature past questions and answers that we feel are likely questions for SSCE preparation.

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Waec Literature Books – Reading Text for 2018 SSCE:

African Prose

  1. Amma Darko – Faceless
  2. Bayo Adebowale – Lonely Days.

Non-African Prose

  1. Richard Wright – Native Son
  2. Patience Swift – The Last Goodman
  3. *William Shakespeare – OTHELLO.

Non-African Drama

  1. Oliver Goldsmith – She Stoops to Conquer
  2. Lorraine Hansberry – A Raisin in the Sun.

African Drama

  1. Frank Ogodo Ogbeche – Harvest of Corruption
  2. Dele Charley – The Blood of a Stranger.

African Poetry

  1. Birago Drop – Vanity
  2. Gbemisola Adeoti – Ambush
  3. Gabriel Okara – Piano and Drums
  4. Gbanabam Hallowell – The Dinning Table
  5. Lenrie Peter – The Panic of Growing Older
  6. Kofi Awoonor – The Anvil and the Hammer.

Non-African Poetry

  1. Alfred Tennyson – Crossing the Bar
  2. George Herbert – The pulley
  3. William Blake – The School Boy
  4. William Morris – The Proud King
  5. Robert Frost Birches – Birches
  6. William Shakespeare – Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s Day?
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Note:

(i) The Unseen Prose passage for Paper 1 shall be about 120 – 150 words long.
(ii) Only context questions shall be set on the Shakespearean text. The context questions will test such items as theme, characterization, style and setting in the Shakespearean text.
(iii) No essay question shall be set on the Shakespearean text.

Paper 3
Drama and Poetry
Answer ONE question only from each section.
Write your answers on the answer booklet provided.

SECTION A (African Drama)
Dele Charley – The Blood of a Stranger.
1. What do you learn about the culture of mando land in the play.
2. Examine Wara’s role in the development of the plot.

Frank Ogodo Ogbeche – Harvest of Corruption.
3. Justify the title of the play.
4. Assess the character of Ogeyi in the play.

SECTION B (Non-African Drama)
Lorraine Hansberry – A Raisin in the Sun.
5. Examine the younger as a close knit family.
6. How are Mama Ruth and Benedict portrayed in the play Oliver

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Goldsmith – She Stoops to Conquer.
7. Compare the relationship between Tony and Constance with that between young Marlow and Kate
8. How does Mr. Hardcastle feel about is step son.

SECTION C (African Poetry)
9. Relate the tittle of the poem Ambush to the theme of frustrated dreams.
10. Discuss the use of symbolism in Okara’s piano and drum.

SECTION D (Non-African Poetry)
11. Comment on the use of pun in Herbert’s the Pulley.
12. Examine the theme endurance in Robert Frost Birche’s – Birches.

Paper 2
Prose
Answer ONE question only from each section.
Write your answers on the answer booklet provided.

SECTION A (African Prose)

1.

SECTION B (Non-African Prose)

Paper 1
Objective
Answer ALL questions in this section.

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