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REGULATIONS AND SYLLABUS FOR WASSCE

LITERATURE-IN-ENGLISH

PREAMBLE
This syllabus is designed to enable candidates appreciate Literature as an important part of their overall educational process. In particular, the syllabus aims at enabling the students to cultivate critical skills as tools for independent assessment of human issues and the enjoyment and study of any Literature. It should help in moulding and forming their character morally and intellectually.

Aims and Objectives:

The syllabus is designed to prepare candidates for the following;
(a) to have critical responses to, and awareness of, how Literature functions,
(b) a thorough knowledge of the terms and concepts necessary for the appreciation of Literature,
(c) the ability to distinguish types of Literature, their techniques of composition and modes of appeal,
(d) having the necessary competence in understanding literary texts at their various levels of meaning (e.g. surface, implied, etc),
(e) responding critically and imaginatively to Literature through an effective and organized use of language.

EXAMINATION SCHEME:
Candidates shall be required to take three compulsory papers. The total marks for the three papers shall be 200 Marks to be scaled to 100 marks.

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DETAILED SYLLABUS

PAPERS 3 & 1 (Time 2 hours 20minutes)

PAPER 3 – (Time 1 hour 20 minutes) African and Non-African Prose

This paper will be divided into TWO Sections as follows:

SECTION A : African Prose
SECTION B : Non-African Prose.

TWO questions will be set on EACH of the novels recommended for study. Candidates will be required to answer ONE question ONLY from EACH section.

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PAPER 1 – (Time1 hour) Multiple-Choice/Objective and Context Questions

The aim of this paper is to test candidates’ knowledge of the prescribed Shakespearean text and general questions on literary appreciation. In this regard, candidates shall be required to answer:

30 compulsory objective type questions made up as follows:

(a) 20 questions on General Knowledge of Literature,
(b) 5 questions on ONE Unseen Prose Passage,
(c) 5 questions on ONE Unseen Poetry Passage.

20 Objective/Context questions on a compulsory Shakespearean text recommended for study.

The aim of this section is to test candidates on the prescribed Shakespearean text.

NOTE:
(i) The Unseen Prose Passage shall be about 120 – 150 words long.
(ii) Only context and objective questions shall be set on the Shakespearean text. The context questions will test such items as theme, characterization, style and structure in the Shakespearean play. No essay question shall be set based on this recommended text.

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PAPER 2 – (Time 2 hours) African and Non-African Drama and Poetry

This paper shall be made up of the Drama and Poetry components of the Syllabus. It shall be divided into FOUR Sections (A, B, C, and D) and candidates shall be required to answer FOUR
questions; ONE question must be answered from EACH of the SECTIONS. The sections are as follows:
Section A : African Drama
Section B : Non-African Drama
Section C : African Poetry
Section D : Non-African Poetry

(a) There shall be TWO essay questions on EACH prescribed text and candidates shall be expected to answer ONLY ONE question from EACH text.
(b) Questions on Drama shall test candidates’ detailed knowledge of the plays as works of art meant for the stage.
(c) Questions on Poetry shall test candidates’ ability to recognize the various means through which a poet communicates his feelings and ideas.

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LIST OF SET TEXTS FOR THE WEST AFRICAN SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (WASSCE)

LITERATURE – IN- ENGLISH (2011 – 2015)

PAPERS 1 & 3: PROSE AND OBJECTIVE TEST

PAPER 3

Questions shall be set on African and Non-African Prose texts

AFRICAN PROSE

One of the following texts shall be studied.

(i) Adichie Chimamanda Ngozi: Purple Hibiscus

(ii) Asare Konadu : A Woman In Her Prime

NON-AFRICAN PROSE

One of the following texts shall be studied

(i) Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea

(ii) William Golding: Lord of The Flies

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PAPER 1

SECTION A

PART I

20 compulsory multiple choice/objective questions shall be set on Literary Appreciation and General Knowledge of Literature.

PART II

10 compulsory multiple choice /objective questions shall be set on an Unseen Prose and Poetry Passage.

SECTION B

20 compulsory multiple choice context questions shall be set on William Shakespeare: The Tempest.

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PAPER 2 DRAMA AND POETRY

SECTION A : AFRICAN DRAMA

One of the following texts shall be studied:

(i) Femi Osofisan : Women of Owu

(ii) Kobina Sekyi: The Blinkards

SECTION B: NON-AFRICAN DRAMA

One of the following texts shall be studied:

(i) Bernard Shaw : Arms and the Man

(ii) Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest

SECTION C: AFRICAN POETRY

The following poems shall be studied:

(i) Oswald Mtshali: “Boy on a Swing”

(ii) Umeh P.O.C.: “Ambassadors of Poverty”

(iii) Lenrie Peters: “The Fence”

(iv) Sola Owonibi: “Homeless Not Hopeless”

(v) Sly Cheney-Coker: “Myopia”

(iv) Jared Angira: “Expelled”

SECTION D: NON-AFRICAN POETRY

The following poems shall be studied:

(i) John Donne : “The Sun Rising”

(ii) Walter Raleigh : “The Soul’s Errand”

(iii) Langston Hughes: “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”

(iv) Wilfred Owen: “Strange Meeting”

(v) John Fletcher : “Upon a Honest Man’s Fortune.

(vi) William Wordsworth: “Daffodils”

PICS ARE OF EX-STUDENTS AND EX-STAFF MEMBERS OF MASON COLLEGE,FESTAC

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  3. thanks for the good work…trying to get a link to download the past questions 2014 waec literature in english (paper 3- poetry n drama)…could u also assist in recommending the 2 African and non African poetry u believe should be of priority consideration for the 2015 candidates…thanks

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  4. anks for the good work…trying to get a link to download the past questions 2014 waec literature in english (paper 3- poetry n drama)…could u also assist in recommending the 2 African and non African poetry u believe should be of priority consideration for the 2015 candidates…thanks

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