Cracking the SAT II: Writing and Literature

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The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SAT II: Writing & Literature Subject Test is very different from getting straight A’s in school. We don't try to teach you everything there is to know about writing and literature–only the techniques you'll need to score higher on the exam. There's a big difference. In Cracking the SAT II: Writing & Literature, we'll teach you how to think like the test writers and
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Overview

The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SAT II: Writing & Literature Subject Test is very different from getting straight A’s in school. We don't try to teach you everything there is to know about writing and literature–only the techniques you'll need to score higher on the exam. There's a big difference. In Cracking the SAT II: Writing & Literature, we'll teach you how to think like the test writers and
·Eliminate answer choices that look right but are planted to fool you
·Ace the Writing Test by mastering the most important grammar rules
·Earn more points by learning to identify sentence errors quickly
·Write better essays by knowing in advance what the graders want to see
·Score higher on the Literature Test by more effectively analyzing prose, poetry, and drama
This book includes five full-length practice SAT II English Subject Tests (three writing and two literature). All of our practice test questions are just like the ones you'll see on the actual exam, and we fully explain every solution.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375763014
  • Publisher: Random House Information Group
  • Publication date: 3/11/2003
  • Series: College Test Prep Series
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 0.78 (d)

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The Princeton Review is the fastest growing test-preparation company in the country, with over 60 franchise offices in the nation. Each year, we help more than 2 million students prepare for college, grad school, professional licensing exams, and successful careers.
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Table of Contents

PART I: OVERVIEW 1
1 The Route to College 3
2 Approaching the SAT II: Writing and Literature Tests 7
PART II: THE SAT II: WRITING TEST 9
3 Cracking the Writing Test 11
4 Grammar, Grammar, Grammar 15
5 Identifying Sentence Errors 43
6 Improving Sentences 55
7 Improving Paragraphs 65
8 The Essay 79
9 The Final Word on the Writing Test 97
PART III: ANSWER KEY TO WRITING TEST DRILLS 99
PART IV: THE PRINCETON REVIEW PRACTICE SAT II: WRITING TESTS 107
PART V: THE SAT II: LITERATURE TEST 173
10 Cracking the Literature Test 175
11 Literary Terms 183
12 Analyzing Poetry 191
13 Analyzing Prose 201
14 Analyzing Drama 213
15 The Final Word on the Literature Test 219
PART VI: ANSWER KEY TO LITERATURE TEST DRILLS 223
PART VII: THE PRINCETON REVIEW PRACTICE SAT II: LITERATURE TESTS 229
ABOUT THE AUTHOR 267
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