Sample Exam from 2006 for Neg&SonJara

Sample Exam from 2006 for Neg&SonJara - AFRI 262,001...

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AFRI 262,001 EXAMINATION # 1 General Directions.  Write in ink in Blue Books. Read the questions carefully  and answer all parts. I.  A.  (50%)Re.  The Epic of Son-Jara . Read in Episode V the lines 1965-2225. (a) Who are the principal  actors and what are the main developments of the story that occur in this segment of the episode?  (b)  What are the characteristics of Son-Jara that are expressed in this section? (c) How do these  characteristics illustrate some of the main features of the hero in the African epic? I. B.  (10%) What are three stylistic features typical of African oral literature and the epic form that occur in  this segment of the episode? OR Define and Explain the Significance for African Literature of  two  of the Following: Praise/Abuse Poetry Folk Tales Myths Proverbs Epic Islam Social Functions of Oral  Literature Important Features 
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