AP English Literature: Homework Help Resource

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17 chapters in AP English Literature: Homework Help Resource

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Lesson 1 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning?  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is Plot? - Examples & Definition  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening: Summary, Theme & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Prior Knowledge: Definition & Theory  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Author Jim Harrison: Books & Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Kiss of the Spider Woman: Book Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Lamb to the Slaughter: Summary, Setting & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Roald Dahl: Biography, Books & Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Brothers Karamazov: Summary, Characters & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Semi-Barbaric: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens: Characters & Character Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens: Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens Setting Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens Quotes  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Types of Irony: Examples & Definitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - What Are Literary Motifs? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What is Catharsis? - Definition, Examples & History in Literature and Drama  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Allegory in Literature: History, Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Understatement & Litotes: Differences, Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Euphemism: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas & Short Stories  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Fable, Folktale, Myth, Legend: Differences and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Aldo Leopold: Biography & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Anthropomorphized Animals: Meaning & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Bessie Head: Biography, Short Stories & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Chaucer's The Book Of The Duchess: Summary & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Eugene Onegin: Summary, Characters & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Biography, Books & Short Stories  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Heart of Darkness: Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Bells by Poe: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Nose by Nikolai Gogol: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Thomas Carlyle: Essays & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Under Western Eyes by Conrad: Summary & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Haunted House by Charles Dickens: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Haunted House by Charles Dickens: Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol: Characters & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Poem Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Poe's The Cask of Amontillado: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Herman Melville: Moby-Dick Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Scarlet Letter: Summary and Analysis of an Allegory  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Emily Dickinson: Poems and Poetry Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Themes and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Uncle Tom's Cabin and the American Civil War  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Great Gatsby: Summary, Themes, Symbols, and Character  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Of Mice and Men: Summary and Analysis of Steinbeck's Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Langston Hughes & the Harlem Renaissance: Poems of the Jazz Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Miller's Death of a Salesman: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Elizabeth Bishop: Biography & Famous Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Harrison Bergeron: Theme & Literary Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - John Hersey: Biography & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Sara Teasdale: Biography & Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Beowulf: Story, Characters, and Old English  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Canterbury Tales General Prologue: Style, Structure, and Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Knight's Tale and the Wife of Bath's Tale: Two Approaches to Chivalric Romance  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare's Famous Star-Crossed Lovers  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Macbeth: Themes and Quotes from the Scottish Play  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Milton's Paradise Lost: Summary, Theme, and Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Robinson Crusoe: Summary and Themes  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Literature vs. Film  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Wuthering Heights: Plot Overview and Character Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Byron's Don Juan: Summary, Quotes and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - A Tale of Two Cities: Dickens' Novel of the French Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Dickens' Great Expectations: Plot, Characters, and Social Class  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Tennyson's Ulysses: A Victorian Take on Greece  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Waste Land: Structure and Style Explained  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Character & Epiphany  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Ngaio Marsh: Biography & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Stranger: Summary, Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall: Summary, Characters & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Through the Looking Glass: Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Treasure Island: Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Virginia Woolf's The Voyage Out: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - What Are Pronouns? - Types, Examples & Definition  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What Are Personal Pronouns?  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Action, Linking and Auxiliary Verbs: Definitions, Functions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Conjunctions: Coordinating & Correlative  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Exclamation Mark: Use & Meaning  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Parts of a Sentence: Subject, Predicate, Object & Clauses  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Types of Sentences: Simple, Compound & Complex  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - How to Identify the Subject of a Sentence  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Comma Usage: Avoid Confusion in Clauses & Contrasting Sentence Parts  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers?  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Sentence Agreement: Avoiding Faulty Collective Ownership  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Solecism: Definition & Example  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Writing for Your Audience  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - How to Engage Readers by Picking and Developing an Appeal  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - How to Write Well: What Makes Writing Good?  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - How to Write with Idioms or Phrasal Verbs  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Active and Passive Voice  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Sentence Clarity: How to Write Clear Sentences  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - How to Structure Sentences in an Essay  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Varied Sentence Structure in Writing  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - How to Write a Great Argument  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Using Rhetorical Skills to Write Better Essays  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - How Word Choice and Language Sets the Tone of Your Essay  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - How to Use Sources to Write Essays and Evaluate Evidence  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Evaluating Reasoning in an Essay or Article  Take Quiz

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