CSEC English B Short Stories 2018-2023

This selection  of short stories is from A World of Prose for CXC David Williams and (New Edition) Hazel Simmons-McDonald Short Stories Prescribed for the JUNE 2018 – JANUARY 2023 Examinations are as Follows: 1. The Two Grandmothers -Olive Senior 2. Blackout -Roger Mais 3. Emma- Carolyn Cole 4. The Man of the House -Frank O’Connor 5. Blood Brothers -John Wickham…

‘Blood Brothers’ by John Wickham Analysis

A Reading of the Short Story Overview This story is about two brothers Paul and Benjy. Both brothers can be considered to be ‘Blood Brothers’ because they are thirteen year old twins. Despite the fact that Paul and Benjy are twins; they both display different personality traits. Paul is an introvert who loves nature and he loves to contemplate about…

Analysis of God’s Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Summary The first four lines of the octave (the first eight-line stanza of an Italian sonnet) describe a natural world through which God’s presence runs like an electrical current, becoming momentarily visible in flashes like the refracted glinting of light produced by metal foil when rumpled or quickly moved. Alternatively, God’s presence is a rich oil, a kind of sap…

CSEC ENGLISH B COURSE OUTLINE 2018-2023

Outline of the CSEC English B 2018-2023 Exam The English B examination is offered at the General Proficiency level. The Assessment comprises three papers, Paper 01, Paper 02, and Paper 031 or Paper 032. Papers 01 and 02 are assessed externally. Paper 031 is the School-Based Assessment (SBA) and is assessed internally by the teacher and moderated by CXC. Paper…