1.a) Explain what you understand by the term critical reading and response.
b) Discuss the functions of critical reading and response to a student of literature.
2. Critically assess the narrative strategy in Kate Chopin’s The Story of an Hour.
3. Society is not justified in demanding too much from women. discuss this statement in regard to Judy Brady’s I Want a Wife or Chinua Achebe’s No Longer at Ease.
4. With clear illustrations discuss the thematic concerns explored in Mark Mathabane’s Kaffir Boy or John Ruganda’s The Burdens.
5. With examples from any one short-stories studied in this course, discuss the nature and function of literature.