Period 1 Honors English
Persuasive Essay Rough Draft
Legalize Gay Marriage
AP English 3rd
9 May 2014
Research Paper: The Stranger
January 21, 2013
The Tale of the Maid
With them came a surly ferocious maid
She cleaned a brothel, so ugly was she
On her broad shoulders her kinky hair laid
Her hair so naughty birds thought it a tree
Read the passages below, taken from an article about Quicksand, and answer the questions numbered one and two in paragraph form. And while you read the passages, keep in mind the themes /ideas of the women's rights works from earlier. I have attached a copy of the full article for anyone who's interested (but it's not required).
Adapted from V. Stevenson, Patrick Henry High School, and Abrams? Glossary of Literary Terms
Terms ? AP English Language and Composition
These terms should be of use to you in answering the multiple-choice questions, analyzing prose passages, and composing
AP? English Literature
2009 Scoring Guidelines
The College Board
AP? English Literature and Composition
2009 Free-Response Questions
The College Board
The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers
Author Title Lexile
-- Beowulf n/a
Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart 890
Agee, James A Death in the Family 1020
Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice 1190
Baldwin, James Go Tell It on the Mountain 1030
Beckett, Samuel Waiting for Godot n/a
February 27, 2013
Idalmis B. Perez
According to Benjamin Disraeli, ?Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our power.? A person cannot control what happens but what you do about it is up to you. In the play OTHELLO by Williams Shakespeare, the character Emilia has control over her conduct, while her husband, Iago, does not have control.
Idalmis Betsabe Perez
February 12, 2013
By: William Shakespeare
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