P2 Practice exam 3
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.
- Pablo Picasso once said that “Art is a lie that makes us realise the truth.” Compare how the authors of two literary works help their readers ‘realise the truth’.
- One characteristic of a literary work is that it never stops speaking to audiences. Compare how two literary works have continued to speak to their audiences over time.
- Suspense is what keeps readers turning the pages of literary works. Compare and contrast the ways in which the authors of two literary works build suspense and capture the imagination of their readers.
- The struggle against injustice is a theme that speaks to readers. Compare the ways in which the authors of two literary works have depicted unjust worlds.