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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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