Literary Genre assignment

LITERARY GENRE

1. “Literary Genre is the way in which a story is told.”

Choose at least two of the texts you have studied as part of your comparative course and, in the light of your understanding of the term Literary Genre, write a comparative essay about the ways in which their stories are told. Support the comparisons you make by reference to the texts. (70)

2. “Texts tell their stories differently.”

OR

(a) Compare two of the texts you have studied in your comparative course in the light of the above statement. (40)

(b) Write a short comparative commentary on a third text from your comparative study in the light of your answer to question (a) above

 

Timing for Exam

Recommended Time AllocationPaper 1 ( 2 Hrs 50m- 170 mins )
Scanning through paper 5 minutes
Question A 40 minutes
Question B 45 minutes
Composition 1 hour 15 minutes
Checking over paper 5 minutes
Paper 2 ( 3 Hrs 20m- 200 mins )
Scanning through paper 5 minutes
Macbeth 60 minutes
The Comparative 65 minutes
Poetry 65 minutes
Checking over paper 5 minutes