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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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