Features and Benefits

  • Complete support for the new Curriculum Framework
  • Outstanding introductory section with background on the literary history and culture periods, the characteristics of the different genres, and critical approaches to literature
  • Six thematic chapters that correspond to the themes in the Curriculum Framework
  • Essential Questions to introduce each chapter
  • All the appropriate selections from the AP® list as well as other important works to expand upon the theme
  • All texts are complete and unabridged
  • Extensive pre- and post-reading activities
  • Online support for listening comprehension, assessments, and teaching resources