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AP Language and Composition

Argument, Politics, Education, Schemes and Tropes — 24.3 KB Icon description

In this segment of the course, we will be writing Argument essays based on articles and op-eds focused on Politics, Education, and we will learn how to identify rhetorical schemes and tropes in the pieces we read.

Common Mistakes.gdoc — 182 Bytes
Puritanism — 14.1 KB
Romanticism — 13 KB
Scarlet Letter Analysis assignment — 14.2 KB Icon description

Read these 10 prompts and choose one to write an essay on. For Tuesday, you will write just the outline and be ready to discuss and expand upon it in class on Tuesday.

Schemes and Tropes — 298 KB
Unit 4: Witch Hunts, Real and Metaphorical — 51.5 KB Icon description

This is our focus for January through the beginning of February. What is a witch hunt? Which ones are real, and which ones are metaphorical. We will be reading The Crucible, a play by Arthur Miller, based on the Salem Witch Trials but written by Miller during the McCarthy term when he was trying to accuse people in government and in the arts of being Communists by forcing the confessions of their friends and colleagues.

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