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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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