Ap english literature and composition sample student responses and scoring commentary. Explain how the author s history and culture have influenced the poem.
Since poetry isn t much of a focus in the lower grades at our high school i have to find ways to help ease my students anxiety about digging into the complexities of a poem.
Ap literature poetry analysis worksheet. Poetic analysis worksheets to print. We run through a series of questions that gets to the bottom of your thoughts very quickly. These writings will be somewhat informal and you can use outside books and films for your.
As you read complete the short writing assignments listed below for each chapter. A poetry explication worksheet for ap literature composition or any higher level english class. List two conditions in the author s country that influenced his her life poverty political unrest war lack of.
Read foster s how to read literature like a professor. Acatalectic a normal line of poetry with the expected number of syllables in each line as opposed to a catalectic line which is missing an expected syllable or a hypercatalectic line which has one or more extra syllables than would normally be expected. Looking closely at poetry at times we need to treat poems like stories.
Analyzing poetry this works with any poem of medium or large length. General tips to bettering your odds at a nine on the ap english literature and composition exam. You are already familiar with many of these.
These essays offer a persuasive analysis of how the poet portrays the complex relationships among the speaker the implied audience and plant life. Control over the elements of composition in language appropriate to the discussion of poetry. By the time they get to their senior year most of my class is pretty.
Tone helper words pdf view download. How to read literature like a professor pdf. As an ap lit teacher one of the biggest challenges that i face at my school is helping students feel comfortable with poetry analysis.
Use this worksheet to help deconstruct sources in a synthesis essay 360k. Nov 25 2012 10 51 pm. Integrate the research you have done on your author into your poetry analysis.
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About works of literature. Nov 25 2012 11 01 pm. Includes all elements for a complete analysis along with student bookmarks for the poetry 180 website.
List two important experiences that influenced the author. Your teacher may have already told you how to approach the poetry analysis but for the poetry essay it s important to keep the following in mind coming into the exam. Tips for writing with quotations graphic organizer pdf view download 483k.
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