AP English Language and Composition is a common rhetoric course in high school. Many schools offer this course to mainly juniors while seniors undertake the AP English Literature and Composition course. To excel in this course, you need good rhetorical skills especially for the persuasive essay section. In fact, you will need intensive knowledge when handling this exam than when writing rhetorical analysis essay. Besides being able to identify, the rhetorical devices in a particular text, you must defend, challenge, or qualify any assertions you make on the document. Keep reading this handout to find more tips on how to write an AP argumentative essay.