ap06_sg_english lit_form_b

These essays express ideas clearly but lack the

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Unformatted text preview: rator’s critique of gentlefolk may be less convincing or based on fewer examples from the passage. These essays express ideas clearly but lack the maturity, development, and control of the very best essays. 5 These essays convey a general understanding of the narrator’s attitudes and the style he uses, but the discussion is more superficial and less convincing than that of the upper-half essays. Though not inaccurate, discussion tends to be inadequately supported by references to the text. The students may rely on some paraphrase that contains implicit analysis. The writing is adequate to convey ideas and not marred by distracting errors, but it is not as well conceived, organized, or developed as upper- half essays. 4–3 These lower-half essays offer incomplete or oversimplified understanding of the text. Their assertions about the narrator’s attitudes may be implausible or irrelevant. They may paraphrase rather than analyze. Often wordy and repetitious, the writing is lacking in control and often marred by stylis...
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2013 for the course ENG AP taught by Professor Mrs.liang during the Fall '11 term at Benjamin N Cardozo High School.

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