Most Frequently Cited AP Texts See the following for the most referenced major works on the AP Literature and Composition Exam (1971 to 2019). Special thanks to Norma Jean Wilkinson for beginning this list, and for those who continue to update it.
The Adventures of Augie Marchby Saul Bellow (13) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnby Mark Twain (80, 82, 85, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96, 99, 05, 06, 07, 08, 11, 13) The Aeneidby Virgil (06) Agnes of Godby John Pielmeier (00) The Age of Innocenceby Edith Wharton (97, 02, 03, 08, 12, 14).
The AP Literature exam is a three-hour test that includes an hour-long multiple-choice section based on five prose and poetry passages and with 55 questions, and a two-hour free-response section with three essays: one analyzing a poetry passage, one analyzing a prose passage, and one analyzing a work chosen by you, the student.Exam Overview. Exam questions assess the course concepts and skills outlined in the course framework. For more information on exam weighting, download the AP English Literature and Composition Course and Exam Description (CED). Scoring guidelines for each of the sample free-response questions in the CED are also available, along with scoring rubrics that apply to the free-response questions.Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition (or AP English Literature and Composition, AP Lit and Comp, Senior AP English, AP Lit, or AP English IV) is a course and examination offered by the College Board as part of the Advanced Placement Program.When AP exams were first implemented, English Language and English Literature were initially combined.
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Everyone who prepares for the English Literature and Composition AP Exam wonders how many books to study for the open question on the exam. While there is no single answer to this question, it is safe to say the more, the better — as long as you know them well. Be sure to cover several periods and genres.Read More
The Handmaid's Tale Literary Analysis Resources Prompt: The Handmaid’s Tale satirizes many political and social issues. Write an essay in which you analyze how Margaret Atwood uses details, imagery, diction, language and syntax to explore this issue and explain how the issue contributes to the meaning of the work as a whole.Read More
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Most Frequently Cited Novels on the AP Literature and Composition Exam 1970-2015 Times on Exam Novel and Author 27 Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison 21 Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte 19 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 17 Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 17 King Lear by William Shakespeare 16 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky.Read More
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