Vocabulary: click here for the Summer Assignment vocabulary words and definitions. Note that there was a typo in the summer assignment: the word "disdain" should be "disdainful" - it has been corrected on the linked attachment. *UPDATE: this list now includes wistful, which was originally cut off when I first posted.
Summer Assignments: click here for the summer assignment directions.
Helpful Links & Handouts
The Language of Literary Analysis: this worksheet can help you move from summary to analysis by selecting the correct verb to express your ideas. One caveat: do NOT use words you don't actually understand. Dictionaries (online or paper-based) are your friends.
College Board's AP English Literature and Composition Page: find information about the layout of the exam, study tips, possible careers, important dates, and more.
Albert IOoffers additional online practice for the exam. I highly recommend you use this resource as it offers instant feedback on multiple choice.
The OWL at Purdueis THE place to go for formatting papers. All typed work in this class should be done in MLA format (although, this website can help you with other formats teachers and professors may require, i.e. APA and Chicago style).
The OWL at Purdue is also a great resource for subject-specific writing. This link will take you the the Writing in Literature page, but please check out their resources for other classes.
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