Unit 4 Study Guide


  • 1 AP Style passage with multiple choice questions
  • Short Answer
  • SOAPST Matching
  • Grammar Section

Items to Study

  • Chapter 9 in the Crash book.
    • Types of sentences (imperative, exclamatory, declarative, interrogative, simple, compound, complex, compound-complex)
    • Types of repetition (anaphora, chiasmus, asyndeton, polysyndeton, and there are a few more in the chapter)
  • Autobiography versus memoir
    • What is an autobiography?
    • What is a memoir?
    • How are they similar? How are they different?
  • The Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin
    • SOAPST
    • Moral Perfection - How did he try to gain moral perfection? Did the plan work? Why or why not?
    • 13 Virtues
    • How is this an autobiography? Do not tell me it is because of the title.
  • "How It Feels to Be Colored Me" by Zora Neale Hurston
    • SOAPST
    • idea of discrimination and racism
    • How is this a memoir?
  • "Shooting an Elephant" by George Orwell
    • SOAPST
    • Cultural background for the essay
    • details of the story
    • idea of peer pressure and mob mentality
    • How is this a memoir?
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