歷年 AP English Literature 英文文學考試最常出現的小說:歷年書籍清單總整理

AP English Lit(AP 英文文學)是 AP 考試中最難的考試之一,因為考試中會出現大量的歷史及文學小說,學生必須熟悉它們才能做題。這些書通常是學生在一年 AP 英文文學課程中所讀到的小說,但學生通常還需要在課外再多讀不少書才能涵蓋整個考試所出現的小說。

到底歷年考試中出現哪些書呢?我們幫大家整理了幾個實用的清單!


過去 5 年 AP English Literature 出現過的小說

以下我們整理出過去五年在 AP 考試中出現的小說清單:

2019 年 AP Literature 考試出現的小說清單 (共31本書)

TitleAuthor
A Gesture LifeChang-Rae Lee
AntigoneSophocles
Brave New WorldAldous Huxley
Brideshead RevisitedEvelyn Waugh
CandideVoltaire
Death of a SalesmanArthur Miller
Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens
Invisible ManRalph Ellison
King LearWilliam Shakespeare
LolitaVladimir Nabokov
My ÁntoniaWilla Cather
Native SonRichard Wright
Portrait of a LadyHenry James
Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJames Joyce
The AlchemistPaulo Coehlo
The AwakeningKate Chopin
The Bluest EyeToni Morrison
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar WaoJunot Diaz
The Catcher in the RyeJ. D. Salinger
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald
The Handmaid’s TaleMargaret Atwood
The House of MirthEdith Wharton
The Importance of Being EarnestOscar Wilde
The Mill on the FlossGeorge Eliot
The OdysseyHomer
The Sound and the FuryWilliam Faulkner
The Sun Also RisesErnest Hemingway
The TempestWilliam Shakespeare
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee
When the Emperor Was DivineJulie Otsuka

2018 年 AP Literature 考試出現的小說清單 (共29本書)

TitleAuthor
A Passage to IndiaE. M. Forster
A Raisin in the SunLorraine Hansberry
Alias GraceMargaret Atwood
All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony Doerr
BelovedToni Morrison
Beowulf
Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoevski
Death in VeniceThomas Mann
DraculaBram Stoker
FrankensteinMary Shelley
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens
HomegoingYaa Gyasi
KindredOctavia Butler
King LearWilliam Shakespeare
Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert
Mama DayWillow Springs
Man and SupermanGeorge Bernard Shaw
MetamorphosisFranz Kafka
Midnight’s ChildrenSalman Rushdie
Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJames Joyce
The AeneidVirgil
The GoldfinchDonna Tartt
The IliadHomer
The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde
The Power of OneBryce Courtenay
The Return of the NativeThomas Hardy
The TempestWilliam Shakespeare
Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe
To the LighthouseVirginia Woolf

2017 年 AP Literature 考試出現的小說清單 (共28本書)

TitleAuthor
A Prayer for Owen MeanyJohn Irving
BelovedToni Morrison
Brave New WorldAldous Huxley
DraculaBram Stoker
FrankensteinMary Shelley
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens
GrendelJohn Gardner
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad
Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte
Light in AugustWilliam Faulkner
MacbethWilliam Shakespeare
MetamorphosisFranz Kafka
MiddlemarchGeorge Eliot
No Country for Old MenCormac McCarthy
Oedipus RexSophocles
Orlando: A BiographyVirginia Woolf
Oryx and CrakeMargaret Atwood
The English PatientMichael Ondaatje
The IliadHomer
The Importance of Being EarnestOscar Wilde
The Mayor of CasterbridgeThomas Hardy
The OdysseyHomer
The Playboy of the Western WorldJohn Millington Synge
Their Eyes Were Watching GodZorah Neale Hurston
Tom JonesHenry Fielding
Twelfth NightWilliam Shakespeare
Waiting for GodotSamuel Beckett
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte

2016 年 AP Literature 考試出現的小說清單 (共38本書)

TitleAuthor
A Doll HouseHenrik Ibsen
A Yellow Raft in Blue WaterMichael Dorris
Anna KareninaLeo Tolstoy
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare
AtonementIan McEwan
BelovedToni Morrison
Catch-22Joseph Heller
Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoevski
Extremely Loud and Incredibly ClearJonathan Safran Foer
HamletWilliam Shakespeare
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad
In the Lake of the WoodsTim O’Brien
Invisible ManRalph Ellison
Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte
Jude the ObscureThomas Hardy
M. ButterflyDavid Henry Wang
Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert
MiddlesexJeffrey Eugenides
Much Ado About NothingWilliam Shakespeare
Never Let Me GoKazuo Ishiguro
Oryx and CrakeMargaret Atwood
OthelloWilliam Shakespeare
Portrait of a LadyHenry James
Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen
Snow Flower and the Secret FanLisa See
The Blind AssassinMargaret Atwood
The Bonesetter’s DaughterAmy Tan
The Burgess BoysElizabeth Strout
The Color PurpleAlice Walker
The CrucibleArthur Miller
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald
The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
The Memory Keeper’s DaughterKim Edwards
The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde
The Women of Brewster PlaceGloria Naylor
Twelfth NightWilliam Shakespeare
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Edward Albee
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte

2015 年 AP Literature 考試出現的小說清單 (共31本書)

TitleAuthor
A Bend in the RiverV. S. Naipaul
A Gesture LifeChang-Rae Lee
BelovedToni Morrison
Billy BuddHerman Melville
Black BoyRichard Wright
Cat’s EyeMargaret Atwood
Catch-22Joseph Heller
FrankensteinMary Shelley
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad
Invisible ManRalph Ellison
Lord of the FliesWilliam Golding
Mansfield ParkJane Austen
MedeaEuripides
NightElie Weisel
Oliver TwistCharles Dickens
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s NestKen Kesey
OthelloWilliam Shakespeare
Sister CarrieTheodore Dreiser
Sophie’s ChoiceWilliam Styron
Tess of the D’UrbervillesThomas Hardy
The CrucibleArthur Miller
The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
The Last of the MohicansJames Fenimore Cooper
The Merchant of VeniceWilliam Shakespeare
The OdysseyHomer
The Red Badge of CourageStephen Crane
The Scarlet LetterNathaniel Hawthorne
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Edward Albee
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte

最常在考試中出現的小說清單

過去 5 年最常出現的小說

以下這幾本小說在過去五年的考試中出現了至少兩次,我們強烈建議學生熟悉這些高頻小說:

TitleAuthorPast 5 Yrs
BelovedToni Morrison4
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens4
FrankensteinMary Shelley3
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad3
Invisible ManRalph Ellison3
The OdysseyHomer3
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte3
A Gesture LifeChang-Rae Lee2
Brave New WorldAldous Huxley2
Catch-22Joseph Heller2
Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoevski2
DraculaBram Stoker2
Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte2
King LearWilliam Shakespeare2
Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert2
MetamorphosisFranz Kafka2
Oryx and CrakeMargaret Atwood2
OthelloWilliam Shakespeare2
Portrait of a LadyHenry James2
Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJames Joyce2
The CrucibleArthur Miller2
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald2
The IliadHomer2
The Importance of Being EarnestOscar Wilde2
The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini2
The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde2
The TempestWilliam Shakespeare2
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee2
Twelfth NightWilliam Shakespeare2
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Edward Albee2

過去 10 年最常出現的小說

以下這幾本小說在過去十年的考試中出現了至少四次,我們強烈建議學生熟悉這些高頻小說:

TitleAuthorPast 10 Yrs
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens7
Invisible ManRalph Ellison7
BelovedToni Morrison6
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad6
King LearWilliam Shakespeare6
Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJames Joyce5
Their Eyes Were Watching GodZorah Neale Hurston5
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte5
Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoevski4
Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte4
Oryx and CrakeMargaret Atwood4
OthelloWilliam Shakespeare4
Portrait of a LadyHenry James4
The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck4
The OdysseyHomer4
The Poisonwood BibleBarbara Kingsolver4
The Women of Brewster PlaceGloria Naylor4
Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe4
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee4

自 1971 年來最常出現的小說

以下這幾本小說自1971年到現在在考試中出現了至少六次,當中 Invisible Man, Wuthering Heights, 跟 Great Expectations 出現了超過 20 次!我們強烈建議學生熟悉這些高頻小說:

TitleAuthorTotal
Invisible ManRalph Ellison29
Wuthering HeightsEmily Bronte23
Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens22
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad19
King LearWilliam Shakespeare19
Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoevski18
Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte18
Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJames Joyce16
Moby DickHerman Melville15
The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain15
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald14
The Scarlet LetterNathaniel Hawthorne14
Their Eyes Were Watching GodZorah Neale Hurston14
BelovedToni Morrison13
Catch-22Joseph Heller13
The AwakeningKate Chopin13
Billy BuddHerman Melville12
Light in AugustWilliam Faulkner12
OthelloWilliam Shakespeare12
Native SonRichard Wright11
The Color PurpleAlice Walker11
A Passage to IndiaE. M. Forster10
A Raisin in the SunLorraine Hansberry10
A Streetcar Named DesireTennessee Williams10
AntigoneSophocles10
CandideVoltaire10
CeremonyLeslie Marmon Silko10
Death of a SalesmanArthur Miller10
Jude the ObscureThomas Hardy10
Portrait of a LadyHenry James10
Song of SolomonToni Morrison10
The CrucibleArthur Miller10
The Glass MenagerieTennessee Williams10
Anna KareninaLeo Tolstoy9
As I Lay DyingWilliam Faulkner9
Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert9
The TempestWilliam Shakespeare9
Waiting for GodotSamuel Beckett9
A Doll HouseHenrik Ibsen8
All the Pretty HorsesCormac McCarthy8
Bless Me, UltimaRudolfo Anaya8
FrankensteinMary Shelley8
Oedipus RexSophocles8
Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen8
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are DeadTom Stoppard8
SulaToni Morrison8
Tess of the D’UrbervillesThomas Hardy8
The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck8
The JungleUpton Sinclair8
The Mayor of CasterbridgeThomas Hardy8
The Sound and the FuryWilliam Faulkner8
The Sun Also RisesErnest Hemingway8
Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe8
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?Edward Albee8
All the King’s MenRobert Penn Warren7
Cry, The Beloved CountryAlan Paton7
Ethan FromeEdith Wharton7
Lord JimJoseph Conrad7
ObasanJoy Kogawa7
The Merchant of VeniceWilliam Shakespeare7
An Enemy of the PeopleHenrik Ibsen6
Brave New WorldAldous Huxley6
EquusPeter Shaffer6
Gulliver’s TravelsJonathan Swift6
HamletWilliam Shakespeare6
Hedda GablerHenrik Ibsen6
MacbethWilliam Shakespeare6
Major BarbaraGeorge Bernard Shaw6
MedeaEuripides6
Moll FlandersDaniel Defoe6
Mrs. DallowayVirginia Woolf6
Murder in the CathedralT. S. Eliot6
Sister CarrieTheodore Dreiser6
The Age of InnocenceEdith Wharton6
The Cherry OrchardAnton Chekhov6
The Hairy ApeEugene O’Neill6
The OdysseyHomer6
The Piano LessonAugust Wilson6
The Turn of the ScrewHenry James6
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee6
Twelfth NightWilliam Shakespeare6

AP Lit 考試最常出現的作者

相信學生不難猜到,在 AP Literature 考試中最常出現的作者是莎士比亞,William Shakespeare。從 1971 至今,在 AP 文學考試中一共出現過 17 本 Shakespeare 的書!我們整理出最頻繁出現的作者及他們的作品清單:

1. William Shakespeare (共 17 本)

  1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  2. Anthony and Cleopatra
  3. As You Like It
  4. Hamlet
  5. Henry IV, Parts I and II
  6. Henry V
  7. Julius Caesar
  8. King Lear
  9. Macbeth
  10. Much Ado About Nothing
  11. Othello
  12. Richard III
  13. Romeo and Juliet
  14. The Merchant of Venice
  15. The Tempest
  16. Twelfth Night
  17. Winter’s Tale

2. Charles Dickens (共 7 本)

  1. A Tale of Two Cities
  2. Bleak House
  3. David Copperfield
  4. Great Expectations
  5. Hard Times
  6. Oliver Twist
  7. Our Mutual Friend

3. Henrik Ibsen (共 6 本)

  1. A Doll House
  2. An Enemy of the People
  3. Ghosts
  4. Hedda Gabler
  5. Peer Gynt
  6. The Wild Duck

4. Henry James (共 6 本)

  1. Daisy Miller
  2. Portrait of a Lady
  3. The American
  4. The Golden Bowl
  5. The Turn of the Screw
  6. Washington Square

5. Margaret Atwood (共 6 本)

  1. Alias Grace
  2. Cat’s Eye
  3. Oryx and Crake
  4. Surfacing
  5. The Blind Assassin
  6. The Handmaid’s Tale

6. George Bernard Shaw (共 5 本)

  1. Major Barbara
  2. Man and Superman
  3. Mrs. Warren’s Profession
  4. Pygmalion
  5. Saint Joan

7. William Faulkner (共 5 本)

  1. Absalom, Absalom
  2. As I Lay Dying
  3. Light in August
  4. The Bear
  5. The Sound and the Fury

8. Cormac McCarthy (共 4 本)

  1. All the Pretty Horses
  2. No Country for Old Men
  3. The Crossing
  4. The Road

9. George Elliot (共 4 本)

  1. Adam Bede
  2. Middlemarch
  3. Silas Marner
  4. The Mill on the Floss

10. Herman Melville (共 4 本)

  1. Benito Cereno
  2. Billy Budd
  3. Moby Dick
  4. Redburn

11. John Steinbeck (共 4 本)

  1. East of Eden
  2. Emma
  3. Of Mice and Men
  4. The Grapes of Wrath

12. Thomas Hardy (共 4 本)

  1. Jude the Obscure
  2. Tess of the D’Urbervilles
  3. The Mayor of Casterbridge
  4. The Return of the Native

13. Tony Morrison (共 4 本)

  1. Beloved
  2. Song of Solomon
  3. Sula
  4. The Bluest Eye

14. Virginia Wolfe (共 4 本)

  1. A Room of One’s Own
  2. Mrs. Dalloway
  3. Orlando: A Biography
  4. To the Lighthouse

自1971年來所有的 AP Lit 小說數據

我們整理了這個 Google 表單,裡面標註自1971年來所有在 AP Literature 中出現的小說:

Most Frequently Cited Books in AP Lit Exam Since 1971

學生可以自行在表單中排序看你想要的資訊,包含:

  • 排序 Title A-Z,看有哪些書出現在歷年考題中
  • 排序 Total Z-A,看歷年考題中最常出現的書有哪些
  • 排序 Past 10 或 Past 5 Z-A,看過去 5-10 年的考題中最常出現的書有哪些
  • 排序任何一個年份 Z-A,看該年的考題中出現了哪些書

有了這些數據,然後呢?這些清單可以怎樣幫我?

1. 透過清單知道過去幾年考了哪些書,多熟悉那幾本書

從這個歷年書籍總整理可以看出一個趨勢,就是相同的書常常會出現下一年的 AP 考試又出現,所以在 2015-2019 年的書,你尤其要熟悉。

2. 透過清單知道有哪些書最常出現,多熟悉那幾本書

從這個歷年書籍總整理也可以看出有幾本書跟幾位作者常常會出現在 AP 考試中。Invisible Man, Wuthering Heights, 跟 Great Expectations,以及 William ShakeSpeare, Charles Dickens, Henrik Ibsen, Henry James, 和 Margaret Atwood 的小說,你一定要熟悉。

3. 如果這些高頻清單中出現了你不會的書,快利用考試前的有限時間趕快讀它們。

AP 文學涵蓋的書籍非常廣,如果這些清單中出現了不少你不熟悉的書也是正常的。在考試前,希望你有時間能讀這些書並作筆記,如果沒空讀整本書也可以讀 Spark Notes 裡面的大意跟解析,讓你不至於對這些書完全不了解。

4. 考前做官方或第三方的 AP 文學模考,了解這些小說會用什麼形式出現在考試中。

如果你是 Ivy-Way 的 AP Literature 學生,你可以從老師手中拿到歷年考題,如果你不是,你也可以跟你學校的 AP Literature 老師詢問有沒有歷年考題可以讓你練習,從中你就可以知道考試的出題方式,以及你是否有辦法回答關於這些小說的題目。

5. 如果你還是覺得考試很難,要儘早尋求幫助!

希望你不是在考試前一兩個禮拜你才發現這個考試的難度超過你能負荷的!透過平時的練習,如果你發現 AP Literature 有點困難了,你要儘早尋求幫助,這個幫助可以來自你學校的 AP Literature 老師額外的課後輔導,可以透過你跟同學組 study group 一起練習,如果你要有系統地準備考試,你也可以透過 Ivy-Way 的 AP Literature 老師的線上輔導,讓你有足夠時間準備,戰勝這個考試。如果你需要我們帶領你一起準備,你只要在我們的網站上填一份報名表就可以了!

 

Alex

 

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