1(a) (i) Genre: is a category literature that has specific characteristics which distinguish it from
Other categories. Example of literary genres are novels, short stories, poetry, drama e.t,c
(ii) Humour : is a funny use of language that amuses readers, sometime causing laughter
(iii) Style: The manner of expression of a writer, produced by choice of words, grammatical
Structures, use of literary devices, and all the possible part of language use.
(iv) Blurb: is a brief description given by the publisher about the book and it is often found
On the back cover.
(v) Jargon: Refer to the area of specialization in which a language is put into use.i.e
(b) (i) Imagery :Refer to use of figurative language to produce pictures in the minds of readers
Or hearers While
Symbolism: Refer to sign or sometime thet stands or suggest something else by arbitrary
(ii) Plot :is a series of event that make up a story.
Setting: Refer to the areas where event are taking place.
(iii)Poem: is a literary work that is written in verse
Rhyme: is the repetition of the same sounds at the end of more than one verse
(iv)Rhyme: is the repetition of the same sound at the end of more than one verse.
Rhythm: is a pattern of sounds or beats that is created by alternation of stressed and unstressed
(v)Assonance: Repetition of similar vowel sounds in stressed syllables that end with different
Alliteration: This is repetition of some sound at the beginning of several successive words that
are closed to each other.
(2 mark each)
2(a)-To educate the society.
-To arose the consciousness and awareness 2 mark each
– To improve language and communication skills
– Is a vehicle of culture
– Literature entertain
(b) As per the markers view,(5) points 2mark each
3.- Play has a strong visual element in the story and image of human nature, reproducing the passions and human humours.
– It express to the audience the immediate and existing experience in the society.
– Play is easily understood
-The play can be performed anywhere
– Tends to entertain by choosing the characters that can catch someone’s interest amuse or hold one’s attention.
-Play is full of actions unlike other genres.
Introduction (2 marks )
Main body 6 points 2 marks @
Conlusion 2 mark
4. Themes the 2ludeut should whow themes relates to
– Gender relation
-Access to education
– Land alienation
5. Language technique
– Song $dances if any
– Code switching if any e.t.c
The student should define first the lang devices in each of his/her paragraph, and valid examples
8 points 2 mark each
Introduction 1 mark
Conclusion 1 mark
6. State leaders can be shadows of the colonial masters due to
– Conflicts e.t.c
8 points 2 marks@
7. Different themes portrays the contemporary world
– Gender issues
SECTION C (20 marks)
8. The student should give out the contemporary issues, which are manifested in the poems (4) poems
– Political conflicts
– Human right
-freedom of speech e.t.c
Introduction 2 mark
Main body 16 points 1 mark each
Conclusion 2 mark
9.(a) The mood of the poem it is helplessness (4 mark)
(b) (i)Handcuffs ,manacles, shackles and caged means, on-physical
methods of denying freedom to a person (2 mark)
(ii) wrists, mind and soul means physical methods in denying freedom to a person.(2 mark)
(c) The tone of the poem is desperation (despair) (4 mark)
(d)The main theme – oppression (4 marks)
(e) The poetic device is
Linguistic devices, similes, metaphors and symbolism sound devices, alliteration, assonance, and rhyming. (4 marks)