English Literature

FORMAT

Points
Minutes Questions
200–800
60
≈60 Multiple Choice

 

• 6 to 8 reading selections followed by sets of 4-12 Questions.

• Offered in Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, May and June

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SYLLABUS

Source of Questions Approximate % of Test*
English literature 40–50%
American literature
40–50%
Other literature written in English 0–10%
Chronology:
Renaissance and 17th century 30%
18th and 19th centuries 30%
20th century 40%
Genre:
Poetry 40–50%
Prose 40–50%
Drama and other 0–10%

 

NOTE: * The distribution of passages may vary in different versions of the test. The chart above indicates typical or average content.