Literature-In-English Syllabus for WAEC, NECO, NABTEB (Harmonized)

This is the harmonized Literature-In-English Syllabus for WAEC, NECO, NABTEB examinations. All students who will take the Literature-in-English exam should take note of this.

As from 2021 to 2025, all of WAEC, NECO and NABTEB would use the same Syllabus for Literature-in-English. Below is the breakdown of the syllabus.

Literature-In-English Syllabus for WAEC, NECO, NABTEB

Harmonized Literature-In-English Syllabus for WAEC, NECO and NABTEB

AFRICAN PROSE
1. Second Class Citizen – Buchi Emecheta
2. Unexpected Joy at Dawn – Alex Agyei-Agyiri(2018 Edition)

NON AFRICAN PROSE

1. Wutherng Heights – Emily Bronte
2. Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison

AFRICAN DRAMA
1. Let Me Die Alone – John K.Kargbo
2. The Lion and the Jewel – Wole Soyinka

NON AFRICAN DRAMA
1. Look Back in Anger – John Osborne
2. Fences – August Wilson

AFRICAN POETRY
1. “Black Woman” – Leopard Sedar Senghor
2. “The Leader and the Led” – Niyi Osundare
3. “The Grieved Lands” – Agostinho Neto
4.”The Song of the Woman of my Land” – Oumar Farouk Sesay
5. “Raider of the Treasure Trove” – Lade Wosomu
6. “A Government Driver on His Retirement – Onu Chibuike

NON AFRICAN POETRY
1. “The Good-Morrow” – John Donne
2. “Caged Bird – Maya Angelou
3. “The Journey of the Magi” – T.S.Elliot
4. “Do Not Go Gentle into The Good Night – Dylan Thomas
5. “Binsey Poplars(Felled 1879)” – G.M.Hopkins
6. “Bat” – David H.Lawrence

NOTE
Drama text for objective/contextual questions

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

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