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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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