WASSCE study guides

How Do I Write a Good Narrative Essay?

Reading Time: 13 minutes Welcome to your all-in-one English Language tutorial about how to write a good narrative essay. In most high school level and post-secondary level exams, you may have to write a narrative essay as a compulsory component of your English Language paper or make the choice to write a narrative essay from of a given number …

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Prescribed Texts for WASSCE Literature-in-English 2021 – 2025

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you plan to sit for the WASSCE Literature-in-English paper in the near future? Are you hoping to be a WASSCE candidate in Nigeria or you will register for your WASSCE for private candidates in Ghana? Whether you will sit for the examination in The Gambia, Liberia or Sierra Leone, the WASSCE Literature-in-English syllabus is …

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How to Get Relevant Points for Your Literature Essay

Reading Time: 6 minutes For every learner or teacher of Literature, there is an important aspect of the play or novel, or even long narrative poetry, which must never be taken lightly. I am referring to the incidents or episodes which constitute the action of the play, for example. Incidents are so important in any serious study of a …

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10 Important Achievements of the Gold Coast Youth Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes   In this brief¬† tutorial, we are going to discover 10 achievements of the Gold Coast Youth Conference Introduction The Gold Coast Youth Conference was launched in 1929. It held its first meeting at Achimota in 1930. After its inaugural conference, nothing was heard of it until 1937 when it was revived by J.B.Danquah and …

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The Aspects of Character Every Literature Student Should Know

Reading Time: 4 minutes   In this tutorial, I will take you through aspects of character and characterization techniques writers employ to bring their literary figures to life. I will also show you how to easily find and add the ideas that will make your literature essay on a character a high-grade one. Here we go! What is a …

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What Are the Functions of Literature?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Literature is about life. Literature is about people, be they individuals or groups of individuals. Literature is all about the places and environments in which people live, work and interact with one another. Literature is about the actions of real people like you and me. In fact, literature is about the motives behind those actions. …

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Vital Aspects of the WASSCE Literature-in-English Syllabus

Reading Time: < 1 minute Let’s take a look at the key aspects of the WASSCE Literature-in-English syllabus. The following are the major elements of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Literature-in-English (Elective) Syllabus/Paper Papers 3 and 1 (combined) You shall take these two papers together at the first sitting. Paper 3 (African and No-African Prose) You shall …

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How to Identify the Theme in a Novel

Reading Time: 3 minutes   I’m about to show you how to identify the theme or themes in a literary work. Do you find it a major challenge finding the theme in a novel and/or discussing it in the desired detail in a literature essay? You need not to worry anymore. In a straightforward manner, I will now show …

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