AP French Literature
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Advanced Placement French Literature (or AP French Literature) was an Advanced Placement course and examination offered by the College Board. The course was designed to replicate a college French literature course for high school students. Students studied a variety of novels, plays, and poetry, all written in French.
Due to the low numbers of students taking AP French Literature, it was discontinued after the 2008-2009 year.
The works required by the College Board for the 2008 exam were:
- Moderato Cantabile by Marguerite Duras
- Le Cid by Pierre Corneille
- Candide by Voltaire
- Une Tempête (A Tempest) by Aimé Césaire
- Pierre et Jean (Pierre and Jean) by Guy de Maupassant
- L'École des femmes (The School for Wives) by Molière
- Poems by Charles Baudelaire, Jean de la Fontaine, Joachim du Bellay, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Louise Labé.
In the 2007 administration, 2,068 students took the exam from 478 schools. The mean score was a 3.30.
The grade distribution for 2007 was: