LC Higher Level English Language Mock Exam Paper 2
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Higher Level English 2018-
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LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2017
English ‐ Higher Level ‐ Paper 2
Total Marks: 200
Thursday, 8th June
Morning, 2.00 – 5.20
Candidates must attempt the following:
ONE question from SECTION I – The Single Text
ONE question from SECTION II – The Comparative Study
ONE question on the Unseen Poem from SECTION III – Poetry
ONE question on Prescribed Poetry from SECTION III – Poetry
N.B. Candidates must answer on Shakespearean Drama.
They may do so in SECTION I, The Single Text (Hamlet) or in SECTION II, The Comparative Study (Hamlet, Othello).
INDEX OF SINGLE TEXTS
Americanah Page 2
By The Bog Of Cats Page 2
The Handmaid’s Tale Page 2
Persuasion Pages 2-3
Macbeth Page 3
Candidates must answer one question from this section (A – E).
A AMERICANAH – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- In Americanah what ways does Adichie use hair to examine race, culture, and identity?
In your response you should deal with all aspects of the statement, supporting your answer with reference to the text.
- The term ‘Americanah’ is used for Nigerians who have been changed by living in America. Why do you think Adichie chose this as the title of her novel?
In your response you should deal with all aspects of the statement,...