Discover the prescribed syllabus for ISC and ICSE 2024 English Literature exams. From Shakespeare to modern poetry, we’ve got you covered. Get ready to ace your exams!
Welcome to our blog, where we bring you the latest updates and important information related to education. In this article, we will discuss the prescribed syllabus for the English Paper 2 – Literature in English for ISC (Class XII) and ICSE (Class X) examinations for the year 2024. The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has recently released the syllabus, and we are here to provide you with all the details. So, let’s dive right in!
ISC and ICSE 2024 English Literature Syllabus
ISC English Paper 2 – Literature in English Syllabus-ISC (Class XII) Year 2024
The prescribed bifurcated syllabus for ISC (Class XII) Year 2024 Examination consists of the following:
- The Tempest: William Shakespeare [Acts 3, 4 & 5]
- Echoes: A Collection of ISC Short Stories:
- Fritz: Satyajit Ray
- Quality: John Galsworthy
- The Story of an Hour: Kate Chopin
- The Singing Lesson: Katherine Mansfield
- B. Wordsworth: V.S. Naipaul
- Reverie: A Collection of ISC Poems:
- The Darkling Thrush – Thomas Hardy
- Birches – Robert Frost
- The Dolphins – Carol Ann Duffy
- John Brown – Bob Dylan
- Dover Beach – Matthew Arnold
ICSE English Paper 2 – Literature in English Syllabus-ICSE (Class X) Year 2024
The prescribed bifurcated syllabus for ICSE (Class X) Year 2024 Examination includes the following:
- The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare’s unabridged play by A.W. Verity) [Acts 3, 4 & 5]
- Treasure Trove: A Collection of ICSE Poems and Short Stories (Evergreen Publications)
- Daffodils – William Wordsworth
- I know why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
- The Patriot – Robert Browning
- Abu Ben Adhem – Leigh Hunt
- Nine Gold Medals – David Roth
PROSE (Short Stories):
- An Angel in Disguise – T.S. Arthur
- The Little Match Girl – Hans Christian Andersen
- The Blue Bead – Norah Burke
- My Greatest Olympic Prize – Jesse Owens
- All Summer in a Day – Ray Douglas Bradbury
- For the detailed syllabus of Literature in English, Class IX of ICSE level (Academic Year 2023-24), please refer to the Regulation and Syllabuses – ICSE 2025.
- For the detailed syllabus of Literature in English, Class XI of ISC level (Academic Year 2023-24), please refer to the Regulation and Syllabuses – ISC 2025.
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We hope this blog post has provided you with valuable information regarding the prescribed syllabus for English Paper 2 – Literature in English for ISC (Class XII) and ICSE (Class X) examinations in the year 2024. It is essential for students, teachers, parents, and guardians to be aware of the syllabus to ensure effective exam preparation. Stay tuned for more educational updates and make sure to share this information with others. If you have any questions or queries, feel free to leave a comment below. Good luck with your studies!