Thursday, October 28, 2010

SPM 1119/2 Past Years Novel Questions (2002-2009)

Here are the Novel questions of the SPM 1119/2 English Language Paper from 2002-2009 for your reference.

For a more detailed analysis and answering tips, please go to:

http://learnteachlove.blogspot.com/2010/11/1119-english-literature-analysis.html

Hope you will find them useful for analysis of what may probably be tested for 2010.

Any intelligent guesses?

Rodney Tan
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SPM 1119 Past Years Novel Questions




2002 - Write a detail account of an event in the novel you have chosen which teaches

you an important moral lesson. In your account, you must make clear what

the moral lesson is.



2003 - (a) Which character do you sympathize with in the novel you have studied?

(b) Explain why you sympathize with this character.

Support your answer with evidences from the novel.



2004 - Choose an event in the novel you have studied which you find to be most

memorable. Give reasons for your choice and with reference from the text, discuss

the event.



2005 - “Love is important in a family”.

How is this shown in the novel you have read?

Support your answer with close reference to the text.



2006 - The writer describes the main character as a very determined person. Using the

details from the novel that you have studied write about:

• Some instances that show the character’s determination

• How the determination affects his/her family.



2007 - “It is important to have a person you look up to in your life”.

From the novel that you have read, write about one character that you look up to.

Give reasons why you choose him/her



2008 - Using the detail from the novel that you studied

• Describe what happened at the end of the novel

• Explain why you find the ending either happy or sad

Support your answer with close reference to the text.



2009 - Using the details from the novel that you have studied,

write about a difficult decision made by one of the characters.

With close reference to the text, do you think this was the right decision?

3 comments:

  1. Thank you Mr Rodney. These past year questions are helpful and serve as guidelines to the types of questions that could appear in the new literature component- the novel.

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  2. Can I have the sample answer?

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