Mock exam paper D - P2 Ordinary Level

PRE – LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2014

English – Ordinary Level – Paper 2

Total Marks: 200

Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes

Candidates must attempt the following: -

  • ONE question from SECTION I - The Single Text.
  • ONE question from SECTION II - The Comparative Study.
  • THE QUESTIONS on the Unseen Poem from Section III - Poetry.
  • The questions on ONE of the Prescribed Poems from SECTION III - Poetry.

INDEX OF SINGLE TEXTS

Pride and Prejudice -Page 2

Never Let Me Go - Page 2

Empire of the Sun - Page 3

Circle of Friends - Page 3

Sive - Page 4

How Many Miles to Babylon - Page 4

Home Before Night - Page 5

Macbeth - Page 5

Translations - Page 6

SECTION I

THE SINGLE TEXT (60 marks)

Candidates must answer one question from this section (A – E).

A Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

Answer all of the questions.

1. (a) What kind of character does Darcy have, describe with reference to the text? (10)

(b) Select one scene or moment in the novel that made you feel dissapointed with one of the main characters Briefly describe the scene, and explain your response to it. (10)

(c) Do you agree or disagree with the statement that class is a central theme in the novel ?

Give reasons for your answer.(10)

2. Answer ONE of the following: [Each part carries 30 marks]

(i) Discuss...

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