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Ijmb 2022 English language Question

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SECTION A : CONTEXT QUESTIONS

DRAMA

1 William Shakespeare’s Merchant vehicle

You would be, sweet madam, if your miseries were in

the same abundance as your good fortunes are : and

yet, for aught I see, they are as sick that surfeit with

too much as they starve with nothing. It is no mean

happiness therefore, to be seated in the mean :

superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but

competency lives longer.

QUESTIONS

  1. Who is the speaker in the above extract?
  2. To whom is the speech addressed?

iii. Where is the speech made?

  1. Who enter at the time of the speech?
  2. mention the predominant literacy device use in the extract ?
  3. What bring about this speech?

SECTION B

SOCIOPOLITICAL BACKGROUND OF DRAMA.

Answer one question from this part:

  1. Select any ancient greek tragedian and discuss his characterization

In any of his tragic plays.

  1. ‘’Everyman’’ is very much a catholic morality play it has important messages

Through priesthood and emphasizes the crucial importance of good deeds

and salvation. Discuss this assertion.

  1. Write brief notes on the following terms:

(i) dialogue (II) exposition (iii) farce (iii) tragic flaw (v) nemesis

SECTION C

NON AFRICAN DRAMA

Answer one question from this part:

William Shakespeare’s The Merchant Of Vehicle.

  1. Discuss three major themes in The Merchant Of Vehicle.
  2. Discuss Shakespeare’s portrayal of religious interface and contract of the city and

Country side in Merchant of vehicle.

AFRICAN DRAMA

Answer one question from this part:

Althol Fugard’s The Island.

  1. Do you consider The Island as a tragedy? Explain with surface illustration from the play.
  2. Discuss Althol Fugard’s The Island as play in play in reference to the classical Allusion.

SECTION A

UNSEEN PROSE

  1. When the death of Mr. Freeman was announced on that fateful afternoon, the friendly sun

immediately appeared to have gone on vacation. What a sad day? Even the trees stood still.

Who didn’t fed it? Who wasn’t t touched?

A man whose fulfillment was in reaching out to the needy. Oh! with pain in my

heart, I queried. Why should a good man die? Why is it that good people do not last on

earth? Why would Mr. Freeman leave in such a hurry? Indeed, life is just but a mirage.

QUESTIONS

  1. Describe Mr. Freeman in one sentence
  2. The friendly sun……..” suggested the use of ________

iii. Mention the predominate literacy device used in the extract and what is it effect.

  1. The last sentence of the extract suggested the use of _________
  2. The narrative & method use in narrating the extract is that of _________
  3. Suggested the mood and the atmosphere of the extract

SECTION B

(PROSE)

AFRICAN PROSE

Answer the question from this part:

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.

  1. Examine conflict as depicted in Chinua Achebe’s Things fall Apart.
  2. Examine the contrast between the following characters.
  3. Okonkwo and Unorka
  4. Ikemefuna and Nwoge

iii. Mr. Brown and Reverend James Smith

Answer One Question from this part:

Alex La Guma’s A Walk in the Night.

  1. Discuss the fate of Micheal Adenis and Willy Boy as a victim of Apartheid in south Africa of

that ora

  1. Discuss major themes of Alex La Guma’s A Walk in the Night

SECTION C

NON-AFRICAN PROSE

Answer one question from this part:

Williams Goiding’s Lord of the Flies

  1. Discuss the use of symbolism in William Goiding’s Lord of the Flies.
  2. In what way is Lord of the Flies parable of humanity and Society.
  3. In what way is lord of the flies parable of humanity and society.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

  1. Write short notes on the following approaches:
  2. Psychological approach
  3. Sociological approach

iii. Feminist approach

  1. Marxist approach

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