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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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