Speicher Semester 2 Exam Everything

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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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