By Geraldine Woods
Certain, you could go the AP English Literature and Composition examination very easily! simply brush the airborne dirt and dust off your pondering cap and get a bit support from AP English Literature and Composition For Dummies. It will get you in control on all of the issues and subject matters of the AP examination in a targeted, step by step manner.
Beginning with an examination evaluation and how you can get the main out of an AP English classification, this booklet has all of it: lengthy- and short-range making plans suggestion, distinctive chapters that debate the 4 major literary genres, and full-length perform tests — entire with distinct solution factors and scoring courses. It is helping you ideal the talents you must get your absolute best rating. bonus appendixes offer an entire checklist of teacher-recommended titles to select from for the open-ended essay, in addition to a short grammar evaluate to handle the basics of improved essay writing. notice how to:
• Get acquainted with the examination layout and the kinds of questions you’ll face
• determine what the questions are relatively asking
• Maximize your rating on multiple-choice questions
• Write successfully and eloquently approximately poetry, prose, and drama
• arrange for paired passages and craft a smart open-ended essay
• Annotate poetry and prose like an expert
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Extra resources for AP English Literature & Composition For Dummies
You can write a winning Pulitzer Prize essay on your favorite Spiderman comic some other time. Check out Chapter 14 for more tips on choosing works for the open-ended essay. One weird breed of AP English essay is the paired selection. Not every exam has one of these paired essay questions, but many do. The pairs may be two poems, two prose pieces, or one of each genre. They address the same subject or consider the same themes. The prompt asks you to compare and contrast the works. Nervous? Don’t be.
The schedule that I lay out in this chapter is just a starting point. AP exams are given in early May; the date varies slightly from year to year. Look at a calendar to find out when the exam is, and then look at your calendar. See where you jump in. After you pick a spot — say, “September Preceding the Exam” — read all the sections after that one for helpful suggestions taking you all the way to the morning of the exam. Because the theme of this chapter is “it’s all in the timing,” I also throw in a section showing you how to hit warp speed on the AP exam without sacrificing quality.
The graders also look at the quality of your writing. I hate to admit this fact, but grammar and spelling count only if the errors seriously impede the reader from understanding what the writer is trying to convey. The graders are much more interested in writing style — whether your work reads fluently and shows a command of the language. ߜ You can get by in the essay section without using official lit-speak. All you really need to do is to analyze the material in regular, everyday language. However, your graders are English teachers, and their hearts beat a little faster when they see terms such as assonance, protagonist, and so forth.