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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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