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

286 users submitted test results since August, 2007.
250 of those users reported a passing score (87%).

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
Nov 18, 2020passed50
Oct 7, 2020passed67
Sep 11, 2020failed45
Aug 19, 2020passed59
Aug 13, 2020passed73
Aug 13, 2020passed64
Aug 10, 2020passed53
Jul 28, 2020passed59
Jul 27, 2020passed53
Jul 27, 2020passed56
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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