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

232 users submitted test results since August, 2007.
225 of those users reported a passing score (97%).

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
Oct 5, 2022passed67
Aug 15, 2022passed62
Aug 3, 2022passed66
Jul 25, 2022passed53
May 26, 2022passed50
May 20, 2022passed70
Apr 28, 2022passed54
Apr 21, 2022passed68
Apr 18, 2022passed58
Jan 29, 2022passed58
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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