Speicher Semester 2 Exam Everything

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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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