AP English Literature & Composition Crash Course, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

AP English Literature & Composition Crash Course, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

by Dawn Hogue

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Overview

AP® English Literature & Composition Crash Course - updated for today's exam
A Higher Score in Less Time


Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® English Literature & Composition exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?

If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® English Literature & Composition is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:

Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
The Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® English Literature & Composition course description outline and actual AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our easy-to-read format gives you a crash course in the major literary periods, concepts, authors, and elements in English Literature. It shows you how to interpret reading passages and write clear, intelligent essays that meet AP® standards.

Expert Test-taking Strategies
Written by an AP® English teacher, the targeted review chapters prepare you for the exam by only focusing on the topics tested on the AP® English Literature & Composition exam: prose, poetry, drama, reading passages, and writing an essay. The author shares her detailed question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following her expert advice, you can boost your overall point score.

Take REA's Practice Exam
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.

Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the study guide every AP® English Literature & Composition student must have.

When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP® English Literature & Composition!

About the Author

Dawn Hogue has taught all levels of high school English and is currently an AP® English teacher for the Sheboygan Falls School District, Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin. Ms. Hogue received her B.A. in English, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. She earned her M.A. in Education from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and her M.S. in Educational Leadership from Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She is interested in promoting technology and web resources in the classroom and maintains a website (www.mshogue.com) for that purpose. Ms. Hogue is also the author of REA's English Language and Composition Crash Course.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738612577
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 09/06/2019
Series: Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Edition description: Second Edition, Revised
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 245,077
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Dawn Hogue has taught all levels of high school English and is currently an AP® English teacher for the Sheboygan Falls School District, Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin. Ms. Hogue received her B.A. in English, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. She earned her M.A. in Education from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and her M.S. in Educational Leadership from Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She is interested in promoting technology and web resources in the classroom and maintains a website (www.mshogue.com) for that purpose. Ms. Hogue is also the author of REA's English Language and Composition Crash Course.

Table of Contents

About Our Book v

About Our Author vi

Part I Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Keys for Success on the AP English Literature and Composition Exam 3

Chapter 2 Student Tools: What You Bring to Your Own Success 9

Part II Elements of Literature and More 15

Chapter 3 Summary of Literature and Representative Authors 17

Chapter 4 Summary of Literary Texts 31

Chapter 5 Six Elements of Style 67

Chapter 6 Fiction and Drama 91

Chapter 7 Poetry 107

Chapter 8 Rhetoric and Grammar 133

Chapter 9 Mastering Difficult Vocabulary 141

Part III Interpreting Reading Passages 151

Chapter 10 Engaged and Active Reading 153

Chapter 11 Understanding Literary Analysis 165

Chapter 12 So What? Understanding Literary Themes 185

Chapter 13 Point of View: From Whose Perspective? 191

Part IV Essay Insights 199

Chapter 14 Free-Response Questions: Analysis of Prompts 201

Chapter 15 Essay Basics 213

Chapter 16 An Analytical Approach to Essay Improvement 233

Chapter 17 Sample Free-Response Questions and Essays 243

Chapter 18 Summary of Essay Tips 255

Part V Mastering the Multiple-Choice Section 259

Chapter 19 Strategies for Success on the Multiple-Choice Section 261

Chapter 20 Types of Questions in the Multiple-Choice Section 266

Chapter 21 Practice Multiple-Choice Questions 269

Practice Exam rea.com/studycenter

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