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AP English Literature

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ISBN-10: 0071476326

ISBN-13: 9780071476324

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Estelle M. Rankin, Barbara L. Murphy

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Writing prompts and samples show students how to attack tough essay questions
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List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188

Grace Freedson is president of Grace Freedson Publishing Network and a former editor in chief of Barron's Educational Series.Barbara Murphy is on the faculty of Syracuse University's Project Advance in English. She taught AP Language and other college-level courses for over 20 years. She has been a reader of the AP Language and Composition Exam and is a consultant for the College Board's AP Language and Composition division.Estelle Rankin taught AP Literature for over 25 years. She was honored with the AP Literature Teacher of the Year Award in 1996 and received the Long Island Teacher of the Year Award in 1990.

Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
The Five-Step Program
Some Basics
The Organization of the Book
Introduction to the Five-Step Program
Three Approaches to Preparing for the AP Literature Exam
Introduction to the Graphics Used in the Book
Calendars for Preparing for the AP Literature Exam
What You Need to Know About the AP Literature Exam
Introduction to the AP Literature Exam
Background on the Advanced Placement Exam
Reasons for Taking the Advanced Placement Exam
What You Need to Know about the AP Lit Exam
A "Walk Through" the Diagnostic/Master Exam
Advanced Placement Literature and Composition
Section I of the Exam: The Multiple-Choice Questions
Introduction to the Multiple-Choice Section of the Exam
Types of Multiple-Choice Questions
Scoring the Multiple-Choice Section
Strategies for Answering the Multiple-Choice Questions
Answer Sheet for Diagnostic Multiple-Choice Questions
The Multiple-Choice Section of the Diagnostic/Master Exam
Explanation of Answers to the Multiple-Choice Questions of the Diagnostic/Master Exam
The Prose Passage Essay
Introduction to the Prose Passage Essay
Types of Prose Passage Essay Questions
Rating the Prose Passage Essay
Timing the Essay
Working the Prompt
Reading and Notating the Prose Passage
Writing the Opening Paragraph
Writing the Body of the Prose Passage Essay
Sample Student Essays
Rating the Student Essays
Rapid Review
The Poetry Essay
Introduction to the Poetry Essay
Types of Prompts Used for the Poetry Essay
Timing and Planning the Poetry Essay
Working the Prompt
Writing the Opening Paragraph
Writing the Body of the Poetry Essay
Sample Student Essays
Rating the Student Essays
Rapid Review
The Free-Response Essay
Introduction to the Free-Response Essay
Types of Free-Response Prompts
General Rubrics for the Free-Response Essay
Timing and Planning the Free-Response Essay
Working the Prompt from the Diagnostic Master Exam
Developing the Opening Paragraph
Developing the Body of the Essay
Sample Student Essays
Rating the Student Essays
Final Comments
Rapid Review
Comprehensive Review: Developing the Knowledge, Skills, and Strategies
Introduction to Review Section
Prose Review
Introduction to Prose
Five Aspects of Every Narrative
Types of Novels
Literary Terminology
Prose Analysis
Final Comments
Rapid Review
Poetry Review
Introduction to Poetry
The Structure of Poetry
Types of Poetry
Interpretation of Poetry
Poems for Comparison and Contrast
Rapid Review
Developing Confidence by Applying Skills
Practice Exam 1
Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions
Rating the Essay Section
Practice Exam 2
Answers to Multiple-Choice Questions
Rating the Essay Section
After Words
A Suggested Reading Guide
Classicism
Realism
Romanticism
Impressionism
Expressionism
Naturalism
General Bibliography
Glossary of Terms
Websites Related to the Advanced Placement Exam