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.”
(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
2007 Paper 2
“ The general vision and viewpoint is shaped by the reader’s feeling of
optimism or pessimism in reading the text.”
In the light of the above statement, compare the general vision and viewpoint in
at least two texts you have studied in your comparative course.
Find some quotations that back up the points you have made in your General Vision and Viewpoint chart.
Q. Describe life in the Boyle household as it is presented to us during Act I of Juno and the Paycock, (1-1 1/2 Pages A4)
2011 Theme or Issue Question. Plan thoroughly (including spider-gram/brainstorm, paragraph selection and introduction ideas)
Compare the theme of ‘Money’ in ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘Citizen Kane’ in terms of Characters (Motivations etc.) Brainstorm exercise, 5 points per text is adequate.