For the AP English Literature Free-response section you are required to write three essays.
They may be argumentative, analytical or expository depending on instructions.
As we approach AP exam time, you’ll want to explore how to best prepare yourself for the AP English Literature free-response section of the exam. In this section, you will write three essays regarding prompts from poetry, a selected passage, and a work of literary fiction you select.
Only 7.6% of AP English Literature students scored a 5, in 2016.
There will be one poem, one passage from prose fiction (or drama), and one work that you choose from a given category.
Each fictional work will be accompanied by a question that you must answer in your essay.
Writing is an integral part of the course and exam.
Essay assignments focus on the critical analysis of provided literary works and can be expository, analytical or argumentative. It is comprised of three free-response essays and 55 multiple-choice questions.
Follow this AP English Literature study plan to improve your chances of a possible 5 on this year’s test.
Included herein are best practices for studying, practice exams, and tips on writing extraordinary essays.