Monday, May 7, 2012

Prescribed poems and short stories for the CSec Examinations


Prescribed Poems for the 2012-2014 Examinations

*  Contemplation upon Flowers – Henry King
*  Once Upon a Time – Gabriel Okara
*  Forgive My Guilt – Robert Coffin
*  West Indies, U.S.A. – Stewart Brown
*  Sonnet Composed Upon Westminster Bridge – William Wordsworth
*  Orchids – Hazel Simmons-McDonald
*  The Woman Speaks to the Man who has Employed her Son – Lorna Goodison
*  It is the Constant Image of your Face – Dennis Brutus
*  God’s Grandeur – Gerard Manley Hopkins
*  A Stone’s Throw – Elma Mitchell
*  Test Match Sabina Park – Stewart Brown
*  Theme for English B – Langston Hughes
*  Dreaming Black Boy – James Berry
*  Epitaph – Dennis Scott
*  Dulce et Decorum Est – Wilfred Owen
*  This is the Dark Time, My Love – Martin Carter
*  Ol’Higue – Mark McWatt
*  ‘Le Loupgarou’ – Derek Walcott
*  South – Kamau Braithwaite
*  To an Athlete Dying Young – A.E. Housman


*McWatt, M., Simmons-McDonald, H (Ed) (2005). A World of Poetry for CXC Oxford Heinemann Educational Publishers (pp. 177-78)

Short Stories Prescribed for the 2012-2014 Examinations

* Blackout – Roger Mais
*  Shabine – Hazel Simmons-McDonald
* Emma – Carolyn Cole
*  The Man of the House – Frank O’Connor
*  Septimus – John Wickham
*  The Day the World Almost Came to an End – Pearl Crayton
*  The Boy Who Loved Ice Cream – Olive Senior
*  Berry – Langston Hughes
*  Mom Luby and the Social Worker – Kristin Hunter
* To Da-duh, in Memoriam – Paule Marshall

3 comments:

  1. Perhaps it would be better it you could give a little insight on the poems.

    ItsGiYo

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  2. i totally disagree.... stupid ass bitches!!!!!!!! dumb ass smh1

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