One of the Fernando’s sons beats him up for insulting their mother yet they had given him free accommodation, his other leg is broken and he is taken yet again to the Grade B hospital. In fact, Mr. D’mello wrap it all when he describes him as “…..miserable skin flint” p 24 EXPECT THE FOUR AREA MARK 3:3:3:3 Candidate must identify how money is a source of unhappiness/pain/misery in moneyman’s life. if this is not consciously done then it is irrelevant. CONCLUSION 2marks From the above example it is true to say that “money cannot buy happiness” Expect any other relevant conclusion=2marks 8. Macmillan (Ed), Half a Day and other stories Write an essay on the complications that arise from Akoto and Yasmin’s relationship right from the start-basing your illustrations on Moyez Vassanj’s story ‘Breaking Loose’ Introductions -should echo the question Akoto is an African; Yasmin is an Asian (Indian).the two engages into a relationship that face a lot of complications a rising from the cultural differences as it can be seen in Mortez Vassanji’s story, breaking loose. At the dance. Yasmin accept to dance with Prof Akoto but feels rather awkward e.g. “of all girls why me………..” “Why couldn’t he choose those cheeky girls………” Yasmin dislikes Akoto’s description of the blacks as lacking euthenics which embarrasses…that there is no African in their music-simply they like aping the westerners. In Yasmin note to Akoto she describe her inclination to the western ways and seems to criticize the Indians Yasmin’s mother disapproves of the relationship between Akoto and her daughter……. “Why did you bring him here like this?” Yasmin and Akoto share love and hate relationship in which they commence on one hand while on the other hand the relationship is muted by social insinuation and innuendos. Conclusion-should give a good summary of the points Mark as follows Introduction-2marks Content-3:3:3:3 =12 marks (expect 4 points) Grammar and presentation-4marks Conclusion-2marks Total score-20marks 9. Macmillan (Ed) Half a Day and Other Stories Drawing your illustrations from “Government by magic spell” by Saida Magi- Dirre Menzi, Write an essay on the saying “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Introduction - Can be specific - Can be general
POWER CORRUPTS i. Halima takes this opportunity of her power to win recognition in the government and to earn a villa in the city with security and many servants just because the authority wants to remain in power ii. Halima secures a job for her brother as the head of government license Agency (nepotism) although he is inexperienced iii. Halima’s clan had the most important and most powerful positions in the government iv. There is nepotism. One powerful man had called his relatives and they in turn had called their own v. Amassing of wealth – The powerful positions meant quick riches for all of them had acquired so much in ten short years vi. Unscrupulous- To retain this wealth, the leaders even committed murder.
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