AP Lang Tips

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Written by Amanda DoAmaral, Jillian Holbrook [Intern}, and Brandon Wu [Intern]

What important rhetorical devices do I need to know?

Identifying and analyzing rhetorical devices is a skill required for the multiple choice and rhetorical analysis essay in AP Lang.
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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How can I identify the author's tone?

Identifying an author's tone is necessary for both the multiple choice and rhetorical analysis essay in AP Lang.
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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How can I find the author's main idea?

Finding the author's main idea often appears as a multiple choice question for AP Lang. Learn this important skill for success!
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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What is the difference between tone and mood?

Knowing the differences between tone and mood will help you on the rhetorical analysis and multiple choice section of AP Lang.
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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Where can I find practice resources for the AP Lang exam?

Preparing for the AP English Language exam is not challenging, as long as you know what resources to use. Find the help you need right here!
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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Where can I find sample essays for AP Lang?

AP Lang sample essays are incredibly important for exam practice purposes. Here's where you can find help to ace them!
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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What has changed for next year's AP Lang exam?

There have been multiple course and exam changes to AP English Language as a result of the 2020 course redesign.
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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What are the new rubrics for the AP Lang essays?

AP English Language was redesigned for 2020, and the exam's essay rubrics have changed.
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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How should I distribute time for the three AP Lang essays?

With just 2 hours and 15 minutes to write three essays, time allocation is important when answering the free response on the AP Lang exam.
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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What kind of evidence should I be using for the argument essay?

Citing effective evidence is key to scoring high on the AP English Language argument essay.
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Written by Brandon Wu [Intern]
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What is the definition of rhetoric?

AP Lang students need a concrete understanding of rhetoric. The following article defines rhetoric and its situation, appeals, and patterns.
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Written by Jillian Holbrook [Intern}
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How can I create an effective outline before I write?

An effective outline can be crucial in staying focused on your topic with such limited time.
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Written by Amanda DoAmaral
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How can I read and understand classic American novels?

Classic authors like Hawthorne don't make it easy to comprehend their text, but with this simple trick you'll be set for success!
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Written by Amanda DoAmaral
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If and when is it okay to use first person in an AP Lang essay?

Despite what your teachers have told you, writing in first person can actually strengthen your essay if you know what you're doing!
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Written by Amanda DoAmaral
Updated over a week ago