How to Prepare for Sat II: Literature

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This manual contains seven practice tests, two diagnostic tests with explanations, and three interpretive skills practice sets. Extensive study and reference materials are included for developing critical reading skills, analyzing literary works, and writing literary analysis papers. New in the second edition is "Writing to Learn," which teaches critical reading skills and the literary elements with exercises that develop students' own writing skills.
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Overview

This manual contains seven practice tests, two diagnostic tests with explanations, and three interpretive skills practice sets. Extensive study and reference materials are included for developing critical reading skills, analyzing literary works, and writing literary analysis papers. New in the second edition is "Writing to Learn," which teaches critical reading skills and the literary elements with exercises that develop students' own writing skills.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764107696
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Series: Barron's Test Preparation Series
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 417
  • Product dimensions: 7.81 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction viii
Basic Preparation viii
Personal Achievement ix
Your Literature Classes ix
Part I The SAT Program
College Entrance Examinations 3
Sat I Reasoning Test 3
Sat II Subject Tests 3
SAT II: Literature Subject Test 4
The College Board 4
Fees and Registration 5
The Literature Test Format 5
Developing an Individualized Study Program 7
Step 1. Learn About Yourself 7
Step 2. Learn About the Test 7
Step 3. Develop a Long-Range Study Plan 13
Step 4. Develop a Short-Range Study Plan 13
Part II Preparing for the Literature Test
Areas Addressed by the Literature Test 17
Focus 17
Scope 17
Diagnostic Test I: Literature 29
Diagnostic Test I 33
Answer Key: Diagnostic Test I 43
Analysis: Diagnostic Test I 47
Part III Interpretive Skills and Critical Reading
Overview 57
Understanding Prose, Poetry, and Drama 58
Literary Element Number 1 Meaning 61
Meaning in Prose 64
Meaning in Poetry 66
Meaning in Drama 67
Questions to Apply Your Learning 68
Additional Helpful Points to Remember 68
Literary Element Number 2 Form 69
Form in Prose 71
Form in Poetry 76
Form in Drama 96
Questions to Apply Your Learning 106
Additional Helpful Points to Remember 106
Literary Element Number 3 Narrative Voice 110
Narrative Voice in Prose 110
Voice in Poetry 119
Voice in Drama 122
Questions to Apply Your Learning 124
Additional Helpful Points to Remember 124
Literary Element Number 4 Tone 126
Tone in Prose 134
Tone in Poetry 139
Tone in Drama 143
Questions to Apply Your Learning 143
Additional Helpful Points to Remember 143
Literary Element Number 5 Character 145
Methods of Characterization 148
Character in Prose 158
Character in Poetry 160
Character in Drama 162
Questions to Apply Your Learning 163
Additional Helpful Points to Remember 163
Literary Element Number 6 Use of Language 165
Use of Language in Prose, Poetry, and Drama 188
Questions to Apply Your Learning 190
Additional Helpful Points to Remember 190
Literary Element Number 7 Meaning(s) in Context 193
Meaning(s) in Context in Prose, Poetry, and Drama 203
Questions to Apply Your Learning 205
Additional Helpful Points to Remember 206
Putting the Seven Literary Elements to Work 207
Literary Analysis in Preparation for the SAT II: Literature Test 207
A Quick Reference Guide to the Seven Literary Elements 225
Writing to Learn the Literary Elements 228
Section One. Writing to Learn: How Does It Work? 229
Section Two. Writing to Learn the Literary Elements: How to Use the Study Plan 232
Section Three. Training Exercises for Writing to Learn 234
Section Four. Writing to Learn to Prepare for the SAT II: Literature Test 267
Interpretive Skills and Critical Reading in Conclusion 269
Part IV Interpretive Skill Practice
Diagnostic Test II: Literature 277
Diagnostic Test II 278
Answer Key: Diagnostic Test II 288
Analysis: Diagnostic Test II 292
Interpretive Skill Practice Sets 298
Practice Set A 299
Practice Set B 306
Practice Set C 312
Answer Key: Interpretive Skill Practice Sets 319
Part V Practice Tests
Practice Test One 325
Answer Key 334
Practice Test Two 337
Answer Key 346
Practice Test Three 349
Answer Key 358
Practice Test Four 361
Answer Key 370
Practice Test Five 373
Answer Key 383
Practice Test Six 387
Answer Key 397
Practice Test Seven 401
Answer Key 411
Index 413
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