•  About the AP Literature Exam:

     

    Test Date: Early May

    Total Time: Three (3) Hours

    Section I: Multiple choice (60 minutes)

                Total number of questions: 50-55

                Four or five prose and/or poetry passages: 10-15 questions per passage

    Section: II: Essay (120 minutes)

                Three Essays:

    1. Analysis of a single poem (40 minute essay on a poem or comparison of two poems)
    2. Analysis of prose (40 minute essay on a given story, novel excerpt, or essay)
    3. Open Essay (40 minute essay on a given literary topic supported by the student’s own reading)