Eng Lit 1

Topics: Things Fall Apart, Novella, Chinua Achebe Pages: 12 (691 words) Published: April 3, 2015
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General Certificate of Secondary Education
2011

English Literature

Higher Tier

GET12

Unit 1: The Study of Prose

[GET12]
TUESDAY 24 MAY, MORNING

TIME
1 hour.
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Write your Centre Number and Candidate Number on the Answer Booklet provided. Answer one question.
A Resource Booklet is provided with the examination paper.
You should not have with you a copy of the prescribed text.
INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

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The total mark for this paper is 40.
All questions carry equal marks.

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Page Index to Questions
Question
Number

Page
Number

1

Achebe

Things Fall Apart

3

2

Golding

Lord of the Flies

4

3

Greene

The Power and the Glory

5

4

Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

6

5

Orwell

Animal Farm

7

6

Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

8

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Achebe: Things Fall Apart

Answer either (a) or (b)
(a) With reference to the ways Achebe presents the Oracle and his Priestess in Extract 1 and elsewhere in the novel, show how far you would agree that their power is based on fear.

Use Extract 1, printed in the Resource Booklet, to answer this question.

(b) With reference to the ways Achebe presents Okonkwo, show how far you would agree that he is powerful.

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Golding: Lord of the Flies

Answer either (a) or (b)
(a) With reference to the ways Golding presents Jack in Extract 2 and elsewhere in the novel, show how far you would agree that Jack is a strong leader.

Use Extract 2, printed in the Resource Booklet, to answer this question.

(b) With reference to the ways Golding presents the behaviour of the boys, show how far you would agree that they forget about rules and good behaviour.

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Greene: The Power and the Glory

Answer either (a) or (b)
(a) With reference to the ways Greene presents the Priest in Extract 3 and elsewhere in the novel, show how far you would agree that the Priest deserves sympathy.

Use Extract 3, printed in the Resource Booklet to answer this question.

(b) With reference to the ways Greene presents the Priest and Coral Fellows, show how far you would agree that responsibility for others guides their lives.

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Lee: To Kill a Mockingbird

Answer either (a) or (b)
(a) With reference to the ways Lee presents Atticus, show how far you would agree that Atticus deserves to be admired by his family and the people of Maycomb. (b) With reference to the ways Lee presents the treatment of Tom Robinson in Extract 4 and the treatment of Tom and Mayella in the rest of the trial, show how far you would agree that they are treated unfairly.

Use Extract 4, printed in the Resource Booklet, to answer this question.

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Orwell: Animal Farm

Answer either (a) or (b)
(a) W
 ith reference to the ways Orwell presents Snowball in Extract 5 and elsewhere in the novel, show how far you would agree that Snowball deserves to be admired. What do you think of Snowball? Give reasons for your opinions.

Use Extract 5, printed in the Resource Booklet, to answer this question.

(b)With reference to the ways Orwell presents life on the farm, show how far you would agree that Animalism fails.

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Steinbeck: Of Mice and Men

Answer either (a) or (b)
(a) With reference to the ways Steinbeck presents Curley in Extract 6 and elsewhere in the novel, show how far you would agree that he is a danger to others.

Use Extract 6, printed in the Resource Booklet, to answer this question.

(b) With reference to the ways Steinbeck presents life on the ranch, show how far you would agree that life on the ranch is unpleasant.

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