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- analyze the characters of Jane, Mrs. Reed, Bessie, Helen Burns, Miss Temple, Mr. Brocklehurst, Edward Rochester, St. John Rivers, Mary, and Diana and their relationships to each other.
- analyze how Bronte creates suspense throughout the novel and explain its effect on the text.
- identify and analyze how literary techniques and figurative language, such as simile, metaphor, hyperbole, connotation, anaphora, polysyndeton, repetition, onomatopoeia, and parallelism, affect the development of the plot and meaning of the text.
- study how Bronte uses the weather to mirror and contrast characters’ moods at pivotal points in the plot.
- explain the impact of a first person protagonist narrator on the novel.
- investigate Victorian social class structure, considering social class, wealth, employment, gender, and education.
- analyze Bronte’s use of literary elements, such as foreshadowing and tone, on the overall meaning of the novel.
- respond to multiple choice questions similar to those that will appear on the Advanced Placement in English Literature and Composition exam.
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You no longer have to choose between "teaching the work" or "teaching to the test." Prestwick House Advanced Placement Teaching Units allow you to do both. Prestwick House AP Teaching Units meet the rigorous demands of the Advanced Placement class, with detailed study guides that focus on the types of literary knowledge students will have to demonstrate on their AP exams. AP Teaching Units feature sharply focused multiple-choice and free-response focusing on those facets of literature that appear on the test each year.