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By Geraldine Woods

Definite, you could go the AP English Literature and Composition examination conveniently! simply brush the dirt off your considering cap and get a bit aid from AP English Literature and Composition For Dummies. It will get you in control on the entire issues and issues of the AP examination in a targeted, step by step manner.

Beginning with an examination review 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 recommendation, certain chapters that debate the 4 major literary genres, and full-length perform checks — entire with distinct solution motives and scoring courses. It is helping you ideal the talents you want to get your very best rating. bonus appendixes offer a whole record of teacher-recommended titles to choose between for the open-ended essay, in addition to a brief grammar overview to handle the basics of greater essay writing. notice how to:
• Get acquainted with the examination structure and the categories of questions you’ll face
• work out what the questions are rather 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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Analyze your weaknesses and hit the corresponding chapters in this book. 23 24 Part I: Hamlet Hits the Answer Grid: An Overview of the AP Lit Exam and Prep March Preceding the Exam Spring break is a great time to catch up — with your social life and with AP test prep. As you near exam day, you can probably glimpse the light at the end of the tunnel. Don’t worry: It isn’t a train! You still have about two months to ready yourself for the exam; schedule an hour or so a day of “AP” time and enjoy the rest.

Be ready for them! For instance, find an alternate route to the test site just in case the Highway Construction Authority decides that AP morning is a great time to tear up asphalt on your primary route. And be sure that the dog, cat, piranha, or other household pet can’t get to your exam gear. ) The Night before the Exam If you just opened this book for the first time, go to Chapter 1 immediately. Read about the format of the exam, and then turn to Chapter 16 or Chapter 18 for a practice exam.

Introduce the thesis and your supporting points in one or two sentences. Next take each supporting point in turn, inserting evidence that makes an airtight case for your ideas. Hop right along from one brilliant idea to another. Because you have little time, you want to make every word count. Don’t waste time repeating yourself or making general statements that have nothing to do with the point that you’re trying to make. Also, be sure that your final product is legible. No matter how brilliant you are, if the graders need an electron microscope to decode your handwriting, you’re at a disadvantage.

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