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AP LITERATURE
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AGENDA
 3rd Period-finish presentations
 Practicing Multiple Choice – American Fiction Passage 2.
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter
 Discussion over Poetry read in Chapter 1 Sound and Sense
 Passing back papers
 Homework: Read and complete questions in Sound and
Sense for poems on pgs. 11-15. This is due Wednesday,
September 10th.
 Next class you will take a multiple choice practice AP exam.
 Poetry quiz grades & questions will be in soon.
MULTIPLE CHOICE PRACTICE
CHAPTER 5-AMERICAN FICTION (B)
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MULTIPLE CHOICE
 With the person next to you, or pair in front/back of you, compare answers.
 DO NOT change your answer if you find that what you thought was
incorrect.
 Write the correct answer next to your original answer (CORRECT ANSWER:
C)
 Discuss the following:
 Where in the text can you find proof?
 How did you eliminate answers?
 Was there a choice that was somewhat arguable?
 Are there terms that you do not understand used in the question/answers?
(note these for research).
AP MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
 60 Minutes
 Section I contains 55 multiple-choice
questions.
 No credit will be given for anything
written in the exam booklet, but you
may use the booklet for notes or
scratch work.
 Use your time effectively, working as
quickly as you can without losing
accuracy.
 45% of total score
 Approximately 5 poetry and prose
passages.
 Do not spend too much time on any one
question.
 Go on to other questions and come back
to the ones you have not answered if you
have time.
 Your total score on the multiple-choice
section is based only on the number of
questions answered correctly.
 Points are not deducted for incorrect
answers or unanswered questions.
DISCUSSION OF POEMS
Shakespeare
Robert Hayden
 What is he writing a poem about?
 What type of poem is this? Lyric,
descriptive, or narrative?
 Subject is more beautiful and more
temperate. What does temperate
denote?
 Time & Time’s effect on beauty
 What changes in line 9?
 Where is there an example of
overstatement?
 How does Shakespeare immortalize
his subject?
 What tense?
 What is this poem about?
 What are the persistent conditions of
life.
HOMEWORK
 Read and complete questions in Sound and Sense for
poems on pgs. 11-15. This is due Wednesday,
September 10th.
 “I like a look of Agony”
 “The Bean Eaters”
 “The Red Wheelbarrow”
 “Constantly Risking Absurdity”
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