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TEST CODE 02132020

FORM TP 2009222 MAY/JUNE 2009

CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION


LITERATURES IN ENGLISH

UNIT 1 -PAPER 02

3 hours

( 12 MAY 2009 (a.m.) )

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1. This paper consists of THREE sections.

2. There are F OUR questions in Section A, TWO questions


in Section B and TWO questions in Section C .

3. Answer THREE questions, ONE from EACH section.

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SECTION A

MODULE 1

SHAKESPEARE - COMEDIES AND HISTORIES

Answer ONE question from this section.

EITHER

1. "The theatrical appeal of Much Ado About Nothing depends primarily on Shakespeare's dramatic
presentation of the relationships between men and women."

Discuss the extent to which you agree with this statement.


Total 40 marks

2. "Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, while never losing its visual appeal, is able to provoke
thoughtful laughter in its audience."

Discuss the validity of this statement.


Total 40 marks

3. "Henry IV. Part 1 is more memorable for its stage action and spectacle than its concern with
human relationships."

Di scuss the extent to which you agree with this statement.


Total 40 marks

4. Discuss the ways in which drama is an effective vehicle for Shakespeare's representation of
power in Ilenry IV. Part 1.
Total 40 marks

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SECTION B

MODULE 2

BRITISH, AMERICAN AND POSTCOLONIAL

Answer ONE question from this section.

E ITHER

5. "The enjoyment of poetry depends primarily on the music created through rhyme and rhythm."

With reference to at least THREE poems by ONE British, American OR Postcolonial poet that
you have studied, discuss the validity of this statement.
Total 40 marks

6. "A great poet is never restricted to the use of similes and metaphors in exploring issues of life."

With reference to at least THREE poems by ONE British, American OR Postcolonial poet that
you have studied, discuss the extent to which this statement represents your encounter with
poetry.
Total 40 marks

SE CTION C

MODULE3

CARIBBEAN AND BRITISH, AMERlCAN AND POSTCOL ONIAL

Answer ONE question from this section.

EITHER

7. "Authors carefully craft their narratives to address cultural and historical concems."

To what extent is this true of ONE Caribbean AND ONE British, American, OR Postcolonial
work of fiction that you have studied?
Total40 marks

8. "Effective thematic exploration in prose fiction depends entirely on the writer's characterization."

With reference to ONE Caribbean AND ONE British, American, OR Postcolonial work of fiction,
discuss the extent to which you agree with this statement.
Total 40 marks

END OF TEST
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