SAT Literature: Help and Review

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Master the concepts you'll find on the SAT Literature Subject Test with our comprehensive review course. These short, fun video lessons cover all the topics you could be tested on come exam day.
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14 chapters in SAT Literature: Help and Review

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Lesson 1 - Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Poem Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Poe's The Cask of Amontillado: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Herman Melville: Moby-Dick Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Scarlet Letter: Summary and Analysis of an Allegory  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Emily Dickinson: Poems and Poetry Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Themes and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Great Gatsby: Summary, Themes, Symbols, and Character  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Of Mice and Men: Summary and Analysis of Steinbeck's Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Langston Hughes & the Harlem Renaissance: Poems of the Jazz Age  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Hemingway's The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart: Summary, Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Young Goodman Brown: Summary, Analysis & Symbolism  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What is an Extended Metaphor in Literature? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Edgar Lee Masters: Biography & Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Edward Albee: Biography & Plays  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - James Dickey: Biography, Poems & Novels  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Kate Dicamillo: Biography, Books & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor: Biography, Books & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Herman Melville: Biography, Works & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Nathaniel Hawthorne: Biography, Works, and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Self-Reliance: Ralph Waldo Emerson's Transcendental Essay  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Henry David Thoreau's Walden: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Walt Whitman: Transcendental and Realist Poet  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Uncle Tom's Cabin and the American Civil War  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Mark Twain: Biography, Works, and Style as a Regionalist Writer  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Willa Cather's My Antonia: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Kate Chopin: Biography, Works, and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The American in Europe: Henry James' Daisy Miller  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Ernest Hemingway: Biography, Works, and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye: Summary and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - A & P by John Updike: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Author Henry James: Biography & Novels  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Biography & Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Ethan Frome: Summary, Characters, Setting & Themes  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Judy Blume: Biography, Facts, Books & Banned Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Michael Dorris: Biography & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Philip K. Dick: Books & Life  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Sharon Creech: Biography, Books & Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Ballad of the Sad Cafe by Carson McCullers: Summary, Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Blithedale Romance: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Grapes of Wrath: Summary, Characters & Themes  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - This Side of Paradise: Summary, Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - L. Frank Baum: Biography & Stories  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Howard Pyle: Books, Paintings & Illustrations  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Howard Pyle: Biography, Quotes & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Howard Pyle: Art Philosophy & Teaching  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Tim Macy: Biography & Short Stories  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Roger Dean Kiser: Biography, Books & Short Stories  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - The Lady & the Lion Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Gertrude Atherton: Biography & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Gertrude Atherton: Books & Short Stories  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Beowulf: Story, Characters, and Old English  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Introduction to Chaucer: Middle English and the Canterbury Tales  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Shakespeare's Sonnets: Reading and Interpreting the Major Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Introduction to John Milton: Life and Major Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Introduction to Alexander Pope: Biography, Essays and Poems  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Emily and Charlotte Bronte: Sisters and Authors  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Jane Eyre: Summary, Characters and Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Jane Austen: Biography and Major Novels  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Pride and Prejudice: Plot and Character Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Lord Byron: Poems and Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - John Keats: Poems, Biography and Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Introduction to Charles Dickens: Works, Style, and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Introduction to George Bernard Shaw: Life and Major Plays  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Introduction to T.S. Eliot: Author Background, Works, and Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism, Quotes and Theory  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Dryden's Mac Flecknoe: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - What is English Literature? - History & Definition  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - James Joyce's The Dead: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Changeling by Thomas Middleton: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - The Massacre at Paris by Marlowe: Summary & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - William Boyd: Biography & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - William Godwin's Adventures of Caleb Williams: Plot Summary & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Joseph Jacobs: Biography & Fairy Tales  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Stories in Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - The Three Sillies: Author & Story  Take Quiz

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