Literature Past Questions for WASSCE 2020

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You definitely need your Literature past questions in order to prepare sufficiently for the May/June WASSCE.

You are in the same soup if yours is the NOV/DEC WASSCE in 2020.

Knowing this, I have decided to compile for you a good number of WAEC/WASSCE Literature-in-English questions.

They are the questions that came up in the previous examinations starting May/June 2016.

Nov/Dec 2020 WASSCE Registration

As you may be aware, the registration for the 2020 NOV/DEC WASSCE has started. You can click on the link below to find out more about the fees and other facts concerning the private candidates WASSCE registration.

NOV/DEC WASSCE 2020 REGISTRATION FEES AND FACTS.

REMINDER: This post may not give you what you need if all you want to know is about the prescribed Literature texts for the next cycle of 2021-2025. The below link will take you there.

PRESCRIBED LITERATURE TEXTS FOR WAEC/WASSCE 2021-2025.

Back to my main point …

Here is my super collection of the most important WASSCE 2020 Literature likely questions. You would want to study these questions closely for the upcoming 2020 WASSCE for both school and private candidates.

WASSCE 2020 Literature: African Drama Likely Questions

Justify the title of the play Harvest of Corruption

Assess the character of Ogeyi in the play Harvest of Corruption.

Comment on the proceedings of the Wassa High Court of Justice in the play Harvest of Corruption.

Consider Aloho as a foil to Ogeyi in the play Harvest of Corruption.

Comment on Aloho as a victim of circumstance in the play Harvest of Corruption.

Discuss the role of Chief Haladu Ade-Amaka in the play Harvest of Corruption.

What do you learn about the culture of Mandoland in the play The Blood of a Stranger?

Examine Wara’s role in the development of the plot in the play The Blood of a Stranger.

How does the love for wealth and power influence the actions of the characters in the play The Blood of a Stranger?

Assess Santigi’s reign as king of Mando land in the play The Blood of a Stranger.

Consider the view that the play, Blood of a Stranger, exposes the colonialist exploitation of Africa.

Examine the role of Kindo as a warlord in the play The Blood of a Stranger.

WASSCE 2020 Literature: Non-African Drama Likely Questions

Examine the Youngers as a close-knit family in A Raisin in the Sun

How are Mama, Ruth and Beneatha portrayed in the play A Raisin in the Sun?

What is the significance of Karl Linder’s visit to the Youngers in the play A Raisin in the Sun?

Trace the transformation of Walter into his manhood in the play A Raisin in the Sun.

What impression do you form of Mama’s character in the play A Raisin in the Sun?

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Consider the importance of the check in the play A Raisin in the Sun.

Compare the relationship between Tony and Constance with that between Young Marlow and Kate in the play She Stoops to Conquer.

How does Mr Hardcastle feel towards his stepson in the play She Stoops to Conquer?

Examine the importance of the jewels in the play She Stoops to Conquer.

Assess the role of Tony Lumpkin in the play She Stoops to Conquer.

Examine the use of dramatic irony in the play She Stoops to Conquer.

Assess the character of Mrs Hardcastle in the play She Stoops to Conquer.

WASSCE 2020 Literature: African Poetry Likely Questions

Relate the title of the poem “Ambush” to the theme of frustrated dreams

Discuss the use of symbols in Okara’s “Piano and Drums”.

Examine the use of contrast in Okara’s “Piano and Drums”.

Comment on the mood of the poet in “Ambush”.

Discuss the clash of cultures in Okara’s “Piano and Drums”.

Examine the persona’s view of ageing in “The Panic of Growing Older”.

WASSCE 2020 Literature: Non-African Poetry Likely Questions

Comment on the use of pun in Herbert’s “The Pulley”.

Examine the theme of endurance in “Birches”.

How does the poet present death as a voyage in “Crossing the Bar”?

Examine Blake’s use of diction in “The Schoolboy”.

Comment on the poet’s attitude to nature in Frost’s “Birches”.

Examine the theme of beauty in the poem “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day”?

WASSCE 2020 Literature: African Prose Likely Questions

Examine the significance of Fofo’s visit to Odarley in the novel, Faceless.

Consider Baby T as a victim of social injustice in Faceless.

Explain Kabria’s presence in the hairdressing salon at Agbogbloshie in the novel Faceless.

Comment on the significance of Sodom and Gomorrah in the novel Faceless.

Discuss the relationship between Nii Kpakpo and Maa Tsuru in the novel Faceless.

Examine the significance of Vickie and Kabria’s visit to the police station in Darko’s novel Faceless.

How is Ajumobi portrayed in the novel Lonely Days?

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Comment on the attitude of the people of Kufi towards superstition in the novel Lonely Days.

“No woman’s life is ever complete without a man.” How is this applicable to Yaremi in the novel Lonely Days?

Examine the author’s narrative technique in the novel Lonely Days.

Comment on the writer’s narrative style in the novel Lonely Days.

Discuss the theme of loneliness in the novel Lonely Days.

WASSCE 2020 Literature: Non-African Prose Likely Questions

Examine Mrs Dalton’s blindness as a metaphor for race relations in the novel Native Son.

Comment on the use of irony in the novel, Native Son.

Discuss the role of the black clergy in the novel Native Son.

What have you learnt about black life in the novel Native Son from the conversation between Bigger and Gus at the entrance of the poolroom?

Consider the view that it is the society that makes Bigger a murderer in the novel Native Son.

What is Max’s attitude towards race relations in the novel Native Son?

To what extent can we say that Manfred’s downfall in the novel The Castle of Otranto is caused by his lust for power?

Justify the view that the novel The Castle of Otranto presents a struggle between good and evil.

Comment on the significance of Conrad’s death in the novel The Castle of Otranto.

Examine the relationship between Manfred and Hippolita in the novel The Castle of Otranto.

To study adequately for an external examination as a private candidate, your sure bet is to study closely the past questions in that paper.

I want to make it easier for you to do this. That is my reason for giving you this set of WAEC/WASSCE Literature past questions.

I have more questions for you here and and also here. It is my firm belief that you will do well if you study and practice answering as many as you can.

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