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AP Course: AP English Literature and Composition

Important: We're now offering free, live AP online classes and review lessons for AP English Literature and Composition to help you prepare for your exam even if your school is closed due to COVID-19. See the course schedule or browse the YouTube playlist. We'll also offer at-home testing for 2020 AP Exams. Note that any related adjustments to 2020 AP Exams, such as length or content covered, may not be reflected on all AP Students pages.

Learn how to understand and evaluate works of fiction, poetry, and drama from various periods and cultures. You’ll read literary works and write essays to explain and support your analysis of them.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Skill: Read a text closely and draw conclusions from details
  • Skill: Identify the techniques used by an author and their effects
  • Skill: Develop an interpretation of a text
  • Skill: Present your interpretation and make an argument for it in writing
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