Jamb Repeated Questions: Likely Jamb questions and answers in Literature

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Jamb Repeated Questions: Likely Jamb questions and answers in Literature


Welcome to another edition of the poschools jamb tutorials In this Jamb tutorial series, I will be revealing jamb repeated questions and likely jamb questions and answers to expect  in Literature.

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Jamb repeated questions in Literature (1 to 10)

    1. A literary work in which the characters and events are used as symbols is known as allegory.
    2. Allegory is a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are described in terms of characters, figures, and events.
    3. Characterisation in a novel refers to the way the characters are revealed to the reader
    4. Verbal irony is when words express something contrary to truth or someone says the opposite of what they really feel or mean.
    5. Verbal irony is always sarcastic.
    6. In literary works, verbal irony refers to a device in which the speaker means the opposite of what he says
    7. In the theatre, a word spoken by a character that is meant to be heard by the audience but not by the other character on stage is called aside
    8. An aside is a term used in drama and theatre, an aside happens when a character’s dialogue is spoken but not heard by the other actors on the stage
    9. Drama is the representation of a complete series of actions by means of speech, movement and gestures for the stage, screen and radio
    10. A poet’s use of regular rhythm is known as metre

Jamb repeated questions in Literature (11 to 20)

    1. Metre or meter is a unit of rhythm in poetry, the pattern of the beat
    2. A metre is also called a foot
    3. A literacy genre which directly imitates human actions is a drama
    4. A fable is a story in which animals or things are used as characters
    5. The juxtaposition of two contraction ideas in a line of poetry is Oxymoron
    6. An oxymoron occurs when two contradictory words are together in one phrase
    7. The main aim of caricature is to insult, compliment, and ridicule.
    8. Caricatures of politicians are commonly used in editorial cartoons, while caricatures of movie stars are often found in entertainment

In Richard wright Native Son:
• Bigger kills Mary due to fear.
• Weekly, Bigger is to be paid twenty five dollar
Consider the following poem:
I wonder how long, you awful parasites,
Shall share with me this little bed,
And awake me, from my sweet dreams be lost,
Sucking blood from my poor head…
Mbure: “to bed-bug”

    1. The lines on the poem above is an example of a limerick
    2. A limerick is a funny poem consisting of five lines.

Likely Jamb questions and answers in Literature (21-30)

    1. The first, second , and fifth lines must have seven to ten syllables while rhyming and having the same verbal rhythm
    2. The poet personally expresses dismay about bedbug
    3. The most common figure of speech in the poem above is personification
    4. Personification is the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something non-human, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form
    5. Lampoon is a form of infectious virulent satire in verse or prose, which is sometimes a malicious or unjust attack on a person, an institute, or an activity
    6. When a writer or an artist makes fun of someone or something, by imitating the same thing in a funny way, it is called lampooning
    7. Consider the lampooning lines below:
      Your head is like a drum that is beaten for spirit,
      Your Ears are like the fan used for blowing fire.
      The 3 lines above are examples of lampooning
    8. “hide me now when night children haunt the earth” Wole Soyinka “night children” in the stanza above reflect the consciousness of armed robbers.
    9. “serrated shadows, through dark leaves Till, bathed in warm suffusion of your dapped cells sensation pained me, faceless, silent as night thieves” Wole Soyinka “night”.
      The dominant mood in the lines above is one of apprehension
    10. Apprehension is the suspicion or fear especially of future evil.

Likely Jamb Literature questions and answers31-40)

    1. “I cannot rest from travel: I will drink, life to the lees, all times I have enjoyed, greatly, have suffered greatly”. A.l. Tennyson: “Ulysses”.
      The lines above inform the reader that the poet has his poetic imagination kindled.
    2. “The drum overwhelmed the guns…” J.P Clark: “causalities”.
      The poet in the excerpt above uses onomatopoeia
    3. Onomatopoeia is defined as a word that tries to copy the natural sound of a thing.
    4. Onomatopoeia creates a sound effects that mimics the thing described making the description more expressive and interesting
    5. They do not see the funeral piles, at home eating up the forests…” J.P Clark: “causalities”.
      the imagery created in the above excerpt is achieved through metaphor
    6. A metaphor is a figure of speech which shows direct comparison between two things that are unrelated, but which share some common similarities
    7. Then I sat myself quit…for five and forty turbulent years I waited, sapped, famished, for love to wake from her sickly slumber:
      The figure of speech in the last line above is personification because love is taking the attribute of animate object
    8. Oxymoron is a type of figure of speech in which two contradictory words appear in conjunction that is, a word and its opposite are in the same sentence.
    9. Example of oxymoron:
      • Faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
      • Act naturally
      • Bitter sweet
      • Alone together
      • Clearly confused
      • Sweet sorrow
      • Weirdly normal
      • “I like a smuggler. He is the only honest thief”. Charles Lamb
      • “and faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.”-Alfred Tennyson
    10. Ogenlewe (2006) mentioned that literary appreciation refers to the evaluation of works of imaginative literature as an intellectual or academic exercise.

Jamb repeated questions and likely questions and answers in chemistry)

  1. The Genre in fiction are:
    • Drama
    • Poetry
    • Fantasy
    • Humour
    • Fable
    • Fairy tale
    • Short story
    • Legend
    • Mystery
  2. An apostrophe is a figure of speech sometimes represented by an exclamation, such as “oh”
  3. A writer or speaker using apostrophe speaks directly to someone who is not present or is dead or speaks to an inanimate object.
  4. In literature, mood is the atmosphere of the narrative. It is sometimes created by means of setting, attitude, and description.
  5. The answer is based on general literary principles. The totality of the effects produced on a reader of a literary work is mood.
  6. The answer is based on literary principles. An art form in which singers and musicians performs a dramatic work combining text and music is opera.
  7. An opera is a theatrical work consisting of a type of dramatic text, or booklet that has been set to music and staged with scenery, constumes, and movement.
  8. The answer is based on literary principles. In literature, local colour is restricted
  9. The answer is based on literary principles. Comedy of lower kind in which believability is sacrificed for the main objective of exciting laugh is a farce
  10. A farce is literary genre and type of comedy that makes use of highly exaggerated and funny situations aimed at entertaining the audience

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