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Can you name the works from the second semester?

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

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