Speicher Semester 2 Exam Everything

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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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