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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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