2021—2025 Recommended Literature Texts For WAEC and NECO SSCE

Literature PADI brings you the breakdown of the literature texts recommended by both WAEC and NECO for their prospective literature candidates from year 2021 to 2025. Here is a breakdown of these texts into categories of African Prose, Non African Prose, African Drama, Non African Drama, African Poetry, Non African Poetry and Shakespearean Play respectively.

AFRICAN PROSE

  1. Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta
  2. Unexpected Joy at Dawn by Alex Agyei-Agyiri

NON AFRICAN PROSE

  1. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  2. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

AFRICAN DRAMA

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

NON AFRICAN DRAMA

  1. Fences by August Wilson
  2. Look Back in Anger by John Osborne

AFRICAN POETRY

  1. “Black Woman” by Leopold Sedar Senghor
  2. “A Government Driver on his Retirement” by Onu Chibuike
  3. “The Grieved Lands” by Agostinho Neto
  4. “The Leader and the Led” by Niyi Osundare
  5. “The Song of the Women of my Land” by Oumar Farouk Sesay
  6. “Raider of the Treasure Trove” by Lade Wosornu

NON AFRICAN POETRY

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

SHAKESPEAREAN TEXT

  1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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2021-2025 SSCE Recommended Texts

About Ridwan Adédèjì 165 Articles
Ridwan Olánrewájú Adédèjì is a Nigerian anglicist and writer with critical interest in English Grammar and African Literature. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English (in view) from a university in Ife. Some of his creative writings can be found on his blog, Ridwan Adedeji.

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