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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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'But leech-like to their fainting country cling'
'To whom I leave the scepter and the isle'
'What men or gods are these? What maidens loth? What mad persuit? What struggle to escape?'
What is the meter of 'There is a certain slant of light?'
Who wrote 'Much madness is the divinest sense?'
'I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,'
'Her message is committed to hands I cannot see- For love of Her- sweet- countrymen judge tenderly of me'
'Then the smiles stopped together. There she stands as if alive.'
What stanza type is used in 'Ode to the West Wind?'
'Pale grew thy cheek and cold, Colder thy kiss, Truly that hour foretold sorrow to this'
'England in 1819' is a social ___________.
'Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird!'
'Wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command, tell that its sculptor well those passions read'
Who wrote 'Thanatopsis?'
Who wrote 'Ode to the West Wind?'
'Of the wide world I stand alone and think, Till love and fame to nothingness do sink.'
'They know not I knew thee, Who knew thee too well.'
'Here, where men sit and hear each other groan; Where palsy shakes a few, sad last grey hairs'
'Through public scorn- mud from a muddy spring'
Who wrote 'Ode to a Nightingale?'
'Oh, it's de dad-blame' witches, sah, en I wisht I was dead, I do.'
Who wrote 'When We Two Parted?'
'For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast.'
Name the period of literature Lord Byron was a part of
Who wrote 'The Raven?'
Who wrote 'Ozymandias?'
What period of literature was Mark Twain a part of?
'She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me,'
'While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping'
Who is taking over Ulysses position as king?
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'Assent and you are sane, dumur, you're straightaway dangerous'
Who wrote 'So we'll go no more a roving?'
'One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impair'd the nameless grace'
Who wrote 'There is a certain slant of light?'
'Bold Lover, never, never canst thou kiss, Though winning near the goal - yet do not grieve'
'I felt good and all washed of clean of sin for the first time I had ever felt so in my life,'
'I cannot bear the idea of two young women traveling by themselves. It is highly improper.'
'The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation'
Who wrote 'I heard a fly buzz when I died?'
Who wrote 'Ode to a Grecian Urn?'
'The canal boy trots on the tow-path, the book-keeper counts at his desk, the shoe- maker waxes his thread;'
'Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,'
'That government is best which governs not at all;'
Who wrote 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?'
'My gift of a nine-hundred-years-old name with anybody's gift.'
'Tasting of Flora and the country green, Dance, and Provencal song, and sunburnt mirth!'
Is the narrator of the Oxen a child or an adult?
Who wrote 'The Oxen?'
Is 'Life on the Mississippi' a serious work or a work of satire?
'Christmas Eve, and twelve of the clock, 'Now they are all on their knees,''
Who wrote 'She walks in beauty?'
'The Sea of Faith was once too, at the full, and round earth's shore'
Who wrote 'When I Heard the Learned Astronomer?'
'Go forth under the open sky, and list to nature's teachings while from all around- Earth and her waters'
Did Emily Dickinson name most of her poems?
What is the main theme of the poem Ode to a Grecian Urn?
'I willed my keepsakes, signed away; What portion of me I could make assignable'
What is the theme of 'Ozymandias?'
Who wrote 'England in 1819?'
'How should I greet thee? With silence and tears.'
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Who wrote 'Civil Disobedience?'
'These are the kind of little things which please her ladyship, and it is a sort of attention which I conceive myself peculiarly bound to pay'
'Then I felt like some watcher of the skies, When a new planet swims into his ken;'
'Though the night was made for loving, and the day returns too soon'
'And think that I may never live to trace their shadows, with the magic hand of chance;'
'The city sleeps and the country sleeps; The living sleep for their time, the dead sleep for their time'
Who wrote 'Self-Reliance?'
'Listen! You hear the grating roar of pebbles which the waves draw back and fling'
'We pictured the meed mild creatures where, They dwelt in their strawy pen'
'A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within'
What movement was Henry David Thoreau a part of?
Who wrote 'Dover Beach?'
Who wrote 'This is my letter to the world?'
Who wrote 'Walden?'
Who wrote 'Ulysses?'
Who wrote 'The Importance of Being Earnest?'
Who wrote 'My Last Duchess?'
Who wrote 'On First Looking Into Chapmans Homer?'
Who wrote 'Song of Myself?'
'Too easily impressed: she liked whate'er she looked on'
What period of literature is 'The Importance of Being Earnest' in?
'Thou shalt lie down, With patriarchs of the infant world,- with kings,'
What is the rhyme scheme of 'There is a certain slant of light'
Who wrote 'Life on the Mississippi?'
Who wrote 'When I have fears that I may cease to be?'
'Winter afternoons- The oppresses like the heft of Cathedral tunes'
'I am become a name; For always roaming with a hungry heart; Much I have seen and known'
'Wild Spirit, which art moving everywhere; Destroyer and preserver; hear, oh, hear!'
'How soon unaccountable I became tired and sick; Till rising and gliding out I wandered by myself; In the mystical moist night air,'
'Yet did I never breathe its pure serene, Till I hear Chapman speak out loud and bold;'

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