CLEP* Study Guide

English Literature

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the English 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 English 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 English 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

Knowledge of:
Literary background
Identification of authors
Metrical patterns
Literary references
Literary terms
Ability to:
Analyze the elements of form in a literary passage
Perceive meanings
Identify tone and mood
Follow patterns of imagery
Identify characteristics of style
Comprehend the reasoning in an excerpt of literary criticism

Customer Test Results for this Exam

203 users submitted test results since August, 2007.
198 of those users reported a passing score (98%).

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
Jan 14, 2021passed70
Dec 29, 2020passed69
Nov 18, 2020passed64
Nov 16, 2020passed58
Sep 11, 2020passed56
Aug 3, 2020passed65
Dec 3, 2019passed58
Nov 15, 2019passed70
Nov 6, 2019passed60
Sep 11, 2019passed69
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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