Literature-In-English Paper 2, May/June 2013  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Main
General Comments
Question 3

Examine the role of the supernatural in the play.


The role of the supernatural is exhibited in the following points:

  • The attacks on Ile-Ife, the cradle of the Yorubas
  • The sacking of Apomu market.
  • The selling of fellow Yorubas into slavery and
  • The prediction of the gods about prince ‘Dejumo which is disobeyed by Erelu.
  • The anger of the gods about the destruction of Owu and the Allied Forces, etc.

Few Candidates attempted the question and their performance was poor

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