This updated manual presents five full-length practice AP exams with all questions answered and clearly explained. To help students prepare for multiple-choice questions, the book offers many sample questions on poetry and prose fiction, along with commonsense tactics for choosing correct answers. Separate chapters review what test takers need to know about poetry, fiction, and drama in order to earn high scores on both the short-answer and essay portions of the exam. Sample student essays are also presented with critiques of their strengths and weaknesses. Students preparing for the exam will find an essential learning tool in the book’s comprehensive glossary with its hundreds of literary and rhetorical terms. Enclosed with his book is an optional CD-ROM, which presents two additional full-length exams with questions answered and automatic scoring.