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English Paper 2 Form 3 End of Term 1 Examination 2020

Class: Form 3

Subject: English

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 3 End Term 1 Exams

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English Paper 2 Form 3 End of Term 1 Examination 2020
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1. Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow (20mks)

WORRY has completely defeated me. My mind was so confused and troubled that I could see no joy in living. My nerves were so strained that I could neither sleep at night nor relax by day. My three young children were widely separated, living with relatives. My husband was in another city trying to establish a law practice. I felt all the insecurities and uncertainties of the post –war readjustment period.
I was threatening my husband’s career, my children natural endowment of a happy, normal home life, and I was also threatening my own life. My husband could find no housing, and the only solution was to build. Everything depended on my getting well. The more I realized this and the harder I would try; the greater would my fear of failure. Then I developed a fear of planning for any responsibility. I felt that I could no longer trust myself. I felt I was a complete failure.
When all was darkest and there seemed to be no help, my mother did something for me that I will never forget or ceases being grateful for. She shocked me into fighting back.
She upbraided me for giving in and for losing control of my nerves and my mind, she challenged me to get up out of bed and fight for all I had. She said I was giving in to the situation, fearing it instead of facing it, running from life instead of living it.


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