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NECO GCE Literature Answers 2019 Released [Drama & Poetry]

NECO GCE Literature Question and Answers 2019 Released.

See Neco Gce literature answers 2019 here. The National Examination Council (NECO) GCE Literature in English paper II will be written on Friday 13th December, 2019.

As you know, there are three papers in NECO GCE Literature – Papers II, III and IV, all of which must be taken on their separate days. Papers III & IV (Objective and Prose) is a combined paper written from 2:00pm to 4:15pm. while paper II: Drama and Poetry will be taken on Friday, 13th December from 3:30pm to 5:100m.

In this post, we will be posting the neco gce literature questions for candidates that will participate in the 2019 examination. Note that below is the questions from Neco literature past questions and answers that we feel are likely questions for exam preparation.

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Paper III will be an objective exam. do not start paper IV until you are told to do so.

Neco Literature Syllabus Reading Text for 2019:

African Prose

  • AmmaDarko – Faceless
  • BayoAdebowale – Lonely Days

Non-African Prose

  • Richard Wright – Native Son
  • Patience Swift – The Last Goodman

*William Shakespeare – OTHELLO

Non-African Drama

  • Oliver Goldsmith – She Stoops to conquer
  • Lorraine Hansberry – A Raisin in the Sun

African Drama

  • Frank Ogodo Ogbeche – Harvest of Corruption
  • Dele Charley – The Blood of a Stranger

African Poetry

  • Birago Drop – Vanity
  • Gbemisola Adeoti – Ambush
  • Gabriel Okara – Piano and Drums
  • Gbanabam Hallowell – The Dinning Table
  • Lenrie Peter – The Panic of Growing Older
  • Kofi Awoonor – The Anvil and the Hammer

Non-African Poetry

  • Alfred Tennyson – Crossing the Bar
  • George Herbert – The pulley
  • William Blake – The School Boy
  • William Morris – The Proud King
  • Robert Frost Birches – Birches
  • William Shakespeare – Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s Day?

NECO Literature Drama and Poetry Questions:

SECTION I
AFRICAN DRAMA
Answer only one  question only from this section.
Each question carries 25 marks.

Dele Charley – The Blood of a Stranger.
1. How does love for wealth and power influence the actions of the characters in the play.
2. Examine Wara’s role in the development of the plot.

Frank Ogodo Ogbeche – Harvest of Corruption.
3. Consider Aloho as a foil to Ogeyi
4. How does Chief Haladu Ade-Amaka manipulate justice to his own advantage?

SECTION II
NON AFRICAN DRAMA
Answer only one  question only from this section.
Each question carries 25 marks.

Lorraine Hansberry – A Raisin in the Sun.
5. To what extent are the dreams of the Younger family fulfilled in the play?
6. Dicuss the living conditions of the Younger family.

Goldsmith – She Stoops to Conquer.
7. Compare the relationship between Tony and Constance with that between young Marlow and Kate
8. What makes Mr. Hardcastle a humorous character?

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Note:

(i) The Unseen Prose passage for Paper 1 shall be about 120 – 150 words long.
(ii) Only context questions shall be set on the Shakespearean text. The context questions will test such items as theme, characterization, style and setting in the Shakespearean text.
(iii) No essay question shall be set on the Shakespearean text.

Bringing GSM into the Examination Hall is PROHIBITED. THE ALBINOS AND BLIND CANDIDATES ARE TO BE GIVEN 15 MINUTES EXTRA TIME ACROSS ALL SUBJECTS.

BLIND CANDIDATES MUST MAKE USE OF NECO SUPPLIED OBR CUSTOMIZED BRAILLE SHEET FOR THE EXAMINATION.

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