Advanced Placement English Literature: Exam Details

Doorsteptutor material for AP is prepared by world's top subject experts: get questions, notes, tests, video lectures and more- for all subjects of AP.

The exam is approximately of three hours and contain two sections-multiple choice and free response. The multiple choice section comprises of 45% and the free response section comprises of 55% of the final exam grade.

Section I: Multiple Choice-55 Questions; 1 Hour

The multiple choice section aims to test your reading skills. You'll need to read various passages and questions about the content, form, and style of each.

Total scores of the multiple-choice section will be based on the correct answers. Points are neither deducted for incorrect answers nor points are awarded for unanswered questions.

Section II: Free Response-3 Essays; 2 Hours

This section aims to test your ability to analyse and interpret literary texts clearly and effectively.