AP Question-Based Essay 3, Sample A
Note: Write only about one text.
LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION
time--40 minutes. This question counts one-third of the total essay
once wrote, “Examine for a moment an ordinary mind on an ordinary day.” This
personal philosophy of Woolf’s revolutionized the novel as we know it in the
early 1900’s. Since then, novelists and playwrights have developed their works
more and more to reveal the “minds” of their characters.
Choose a novel or
play in which the mind of a character is revealed. Discuss how the author chose
to reveal the character’s mind and how the process of revelation and the
revealing itself is significant to the work as a whole.