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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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