Essay Prompt for 12th Grade AP Literature
Based on one of the following novels:
- Amaya, Rudolfo. Bless Me, Ultima.
- Cather, Willa. My Antonia.
- Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner.
- Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
- Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse-Five.
Choose one of the “lenses” of literary theory. Write a critical essay about the novel of your choice through the “lens” of a literary critic. Include specific textual evidence to prove your assertion. Also, discuss symbolism/allusions in the text. Use MLA Format for citations and typing guidelines.
Essay Prompt for 11th Grade AP Language
Based on the memoir: Walls, Jeannette. The Glass Castle.
Jeannette Walls’ memoir, The Glass Castle, establishes a unique tone to convey her story. Write a critical essay about Walls’ text, The Glass Castle, analyzing her persuasive appeals, rhetorical techniques/strategies and use of language. Include specific textual evidence to prove your assertion. Use MLA Format for citations and typing guidelines.