P2 Practice exam 1

Answer one essay question only. You must base your answer on two of the works you have studied and compare and contrast these works in response to the question. You may not bring copies of the literary works that you have studied into the exam room. The maximum number of marks that you can earn for this exam is 30. You have 1 hour and 45 minutes to complete this exam, after 5 minutes of silent reading.

  1. Authors sometimes tell their stories in a non-linear fashion. Compare how and why the authors of at least two works that you have read have told their stories in a non-linear fashion.

  2. The meaning of a literary work can change over time. Compare how the meanings of two literary works that you have read have changed over time.

  3. ‘Fight or flight’ is a term used to describe human responses to adverse circumstances. Compare how the authors of two literary works that you have read have depicted such human responses to adverse circumstances.

  4. Authors often write fiction as a means of social commentary. Compare how the authors of two works that you have read have written works of social commentary.
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