Speicher Semester 2 Exam Everything

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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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