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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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