CLEP* Study Guide

American Literature

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the American Literature exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the CLEP* Exam

The American Literature (with or without Essay) CLEP exam covers what a student would know after a two-semester college level course. InstantCert's course prepares you for the multiple choice portion of the exam, focusing on familiarizing students with major American authors and their works. Students taking the version that includes an essay will need to prepare for the essay-writing portion using other resources.

Topics Covered in this Course

The Colonial and Early National Period (Beginnings-1830)
The Romantic Period (1830-1870)
The Period of Realism and Naturalism (1870-1910)
The Modernist Period (1910-1945)
The Contemporary Period (1945-Present)

Customer Test Results for this Exam

270 users submitted test results since August, 2007.
237 of those users reported a passing score (88%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Feb 1, 2020passed53
Jan 31, 2020passed58
Jan 30, 2020passed56
Jan 24, 2020failed48
Jan 16, 2020passed60
Dec 22, 2019passed58
Dec 7, 2019passed60
Nov 15, 2019passed61
Nov 11, 2019passed50
Nov 6, 2019passed65
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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