WASSCE Literature

How to Answer “Relate the Title to the Theme” Questions in Literature

Reading Time: 4 minutes You must be familiar with the WAEC/WASSCE Literature in English (Poetry) question which asks you to relate the title to the theme. I want to teach you how to answer this mostly repeated type of WAEC/WASSCE Literature-in-English essay question under Poetry. It does not really matter whether the type of WASSCE Poetry question falls under …

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The Panic of Growing Older

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is the full text of the poem The Panic of Growing Older by the Gambian poet, Lenrie Peters. LENRIE PETERS: THE PANIC OF GROWING OLDER Stanza One The panic of growing older spreads fluttering winds from year to year Stanza Two At twenty stilled by hope of gigantic success time and exploration Stanza Three …

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Vanity Analyzed – Subject Matter, Themes & Poetic Devices

Reading Time: 7 minutes So you want Birago Diop’s poem Vanity analyzed for your easy understanding, right? Then you have done well to visit this site. Because you will not be disappointed. This tutorial is all about a detailed analysis of Vanity, a poem by the Senegalese poet, Birago Diop. Please click here to view the full text of …

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The Complete Text of the Poem Journey of the Magi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here is the full text of the Poem Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot. T.S. Eliot: Journey of the Magi Stanza One A cold coming we had of it, The ways deep and the weather sharp The very dead of winter. And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow There …

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Journey of the Magi Analyzed – Subject Matter, Themes & Poetic Devices

Reading Time: 5 minutes Topic: Journey of the Magi Analyzed – Subject Matter, Themes and Poetic Devices This tutorial is meant to give you a complete analysis of the poem Journey of the Magi. You will know the subject matter, the themes and poetic devices in T.S. Eliot’s poem, Journey of the Magi. Remember that Journey of the Magi …

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The Full Text of the Poem The Good Morrow

Reading Time: < 1 minute John Donne: The Good Morrow First Stanza I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I Did, till we loved? Were we not weaned till then? But sucked on country pleasures, childishly Or snorted we in the Seven Sleepers’ den? ‘Twas so, but this, all pleasures fancies be If ever any beauty I did see …

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The Good Morrow Analyzed – Subject Matter, Themes & Poetic Devices

Reading Time: 3 minutes Let’s do an in depth analysis of The Good Morrow, a poem by the metaphysical poet, John Donne. This tutorial will help you to get a proper understanding of the subject matter, themes and poetic devices in John Donne’s poem The Good Morrow. Background Information The setting of this monologue is an early morning. This …

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The Thematic Significance of Fofo’s Dream in Faceless

Reading Time: 3 minutes One question we cannot afford to ignore is about the thematic significance of Fofo’s dream in Amma Darko’s novel, Faceless. So I am going to describe for you the dream Fofo had bringing out its thematic significance. Fofo’s Dream Fofo has a dream as she sleeps on an old cardboard at the Agbogbloshie Market. In …

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Summary of Chapter Fifteen of Faceless

Reading Time: 3 minutes   You can now have your authoritative summary of Chapter Fifteen of Faceless, a novel by Amma Darko Chapter Fifteen of Faceless begins with a brief but most revealing description of the character of Onko. We learn in this Chapter that the name Onko is a corrupted version of the English word, “uncle”. The children …

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Summary of Chapter Sixteen of Faceless

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Let’s begin our summary of Chapter Sixteen of Faceless by touching on the most important highlights in this chapter. Chapter Sixteen of Faceless is right at the end of Book Two of this novel by the Ghanaian author, Amma Darko. Chapter Sixteen is a direct continuation of the events that unfolded in Chapter Fifteen …

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A Summary of Chapter Seven of Faceless

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Are you ready to have your summary of Chapter Seven of Faceless? Two significant events in Chapter 7 of Faceless, a novel by Amma Darko are: Kabria’s return to the Agbogbloshie Market to meet Fofo for the second time Kabria’s visit to the blue rasta hairdressing salon kiosk Chapter Seven of Faceless opens with …

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Summary of Chapter 6 of Faceless

Reading Time: 4 minutes     This post is a summary of Chapter 6 of Faceless, a novel by Amma Darko. Two key issues that form part of Chapter 6 of Faceless by Amma Darko are: Kabria’s struggles with the reality of the maturing body of Obea, her adolescent daughter and her exposure to information about sex. Male-bashing and …

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The Character and Role of Madam Hoha in Harvest of Corruption

Reading Time: 6 minutes The character and role of Madam Hoha in the play Harvest of Corruption is the focus of this tutorial. Note these initial points. Please note that much of the content of this tutorial will qualify to be used to answer a question on the role of Akpara Hotel in Harvest of Corruption. Now, if this …

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Comment on the Friendship Between Fofo and Odarley

Reading Time: 4 minutes The friendship between Fofo and Odarley is one that is built around the following core values: shared needs emotional support shared interests trust companionship So close is the friendship between Fofo and Odarley that they do many things together. Interdependence between Fofo and Odarley As close friends, Fofo and Odarley trust and depend on each …

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Chapter Three Summary of Faceless

Reading Time: 4 minutes This tutorial is one more in a series that is all about concise summaries of the chapters in Faceless, a novel by Amma Darko. You will find the summary of Chapter Three of Faceless here. I am about to give you the complete summary of Faceless Chapter Three. Much of the detailed description that characterizes …

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