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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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