Course titleAP English Literature and Composition
Students will engage in the careful and critical reading and analysis of imaginative literature. Through the close reading of selected texts; students will deepen their understandings of the ways writers use language to create meaning. Students will learn to consider a work?s structure; style; and themes; as well as smaller-scale elements such as the use of figurative language; imagery; symbolism; and tone. Students are expected to take the appropriate AP Exam through which college credit may be earned pending instructor availability.†
AP English Literature & Composition is an introductory college-level literature and writing course designed by the CollegeBoard and offered at the high school level in accordance with CollegeBoard requirements described in the AP English Course Description. It is designed to prepare students to successfully complete the AP English examination and receive college credit at participating colleges and universities.
As stated in the AP English Literature and Composition Course Description; ?The AP English Literature and Composition course focuses on reading; analyzing; and writing about imaginative literature (fiction; poetry; drama) from various periods. Students engage in close reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature to deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure. As they read; students consider a work?s structure; style; and themes; as well as its use of figurative language; imagery; and symbolism. Writing assignments include expository; analytical; and argumentative essays that require students to analyze and interpret literary works? (7).
School countryUnited States
School cityEl Mirage
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Requested competency codeEnglish
Approved competency code
- 4 years of English