Types of Free-Response Prompts Here are some topics that could be the basis for a free-response prompt. We also include some suggested works for these. The journey as a major force in a work. (Gulliver's Travels, As I Lay Dying, The Stranger, The ...
Timing and Planning the Free-Response Essay This essay is the real challenge of the exam. Keep in mind that with the other two essay questions, half the job was done for you; the material was limited and provided for you. But now you are faced with the blank page that you must ...
Essay Prompt: Often in literature, a literal or figurative journey is a significant factor in the development of a character or the meaning of the work. Choose a full-length work and write a well-organized essay in which you discuss the literal and/or ...
Here are two actual student essays that are followed by a rubric and comments on each essay. Student Essay A The journey taken by Edna in Kate Chopin's The Awakening exemplifies the journey that is a very common feature in many works of literature. This journey ...
What is Prose? As you know, prose is the written equivalent of the spoken language. It is written in words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs, and chapters. It utilizes punctuation, grammar, and vocabulary to develop its message. Prose is made up of fiction and nonfiction. For the AP ...