CLEP English Lit

English Literature CLEP Exam Preparation

Online CLEP Exam Course for English Literature

English Lit CLEP exam study guideThe English Literature CLEP exam covers material taught in a two-semester undergraduate course. The CLEP exam for English Lit deals with English literature from the 8th century to the present. Students are expected to be familiar with and understand major writers, know literary periods and common literary terms, themes, and forms.

The CLEP exam for English Literature assumes that students are widely read, have an appreciation of English literature, and have a sense of the development/history of English literature. Students may be asked to identify the author of a sample quote or to recognize the period of a given excerpt.

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English Lit CLEP prepThe CLEP exam for English Literature will require the student to demonstrate an ability to:

  • analyze the form of a literary passage;
  • capture meanings,
  • identify tone and mood;
  • identify characteristics of style; and
  • comprehend the reasoning of literary criticism.

The English Literature CLEP exam consists of 95 questions to be answered within 90 minutes.

Literary Time Periods (55% of CLEP Exam)

  • Old English Period
  • Middle English Period
  • The Renaissance
  • The Neoclassical Period
  • The Romantic Period
  • The Victorian Period
  • The Edwardian & Georgian Periods
  • The Modern Period
  • The Postmodern Period

Terminology (30% of CLEP Exam)

  • Literature
  • Poetry
  • Commonly Used Poetic Devices

Literary Criticism (15% of CLEP Exam)

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