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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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