P1 SL (The Language of African Literature)

IB English A: Language & Literature: P1 SL (The Language of African Literature)

The following Paper 1 sample was written in response to an extract from ‘The Language of African Literature’ by Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong’o. It is a well-known essay; a search of Google reveals in excess of 54,000 ‘hits’. Given the renown the essay enjoys, it is perhaps not particularly likely that the text would be used in an examination. Nevertheless, the essay remains fresh and powerful for every new generation...


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