AP English Literature

study and practice writing and to study literatureThe purpose of this course is to study and practice writing and to study literature. Students will learn to use the modes of discourse and recognize the assumptions underlying various rhetorical strategies. Students will also acquire an understanding of the resources of the language and of the writer’s craft. They will develop critical standards for the appreciation of any literary work and increase their sensitivity to literature as shared experience.

The content should include, but not be limited to, that specified by the Advanced Placement Program.