Literary History Exam

Here are all the text extracts from the compendium. Let's hetsplugga for the exam together

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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (Let us go then, you and I...)

Love and life (All my past life is mine no more...)

An Essay on Man

If (If you can keep your head when all about you...)

A Modest Proposal

The Pilgrim's Progress

The Charge of the Light Brigade (Half a league, half a league...)

Rondeau (Jenny kissed me when we met...)

The Flea

To Virgins to Make Much of Time (Gather ye rosebuds while ye may...)

In Memoriam A.H.H

To his Coy Mistress (Had we but world enough, and time...)

From "Sonnets" (My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun)

From "Astrophel and Stella" (Who will in fairest book of nature know...)

The Beggar's Opera

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

The Lady of Shalott (His broad clear brow in sunlight glow'd...)

The Soldier (If I should die, think only this of me...)

The Way of the World

From "Annus Mirabilis" (Me-thinks already, from this chymic flame...)

The Waste Land (April is the cruellest month, breeding)


Caliban upon Setebos (['Will sprawl, now that the heat of day is best...)

A Valediction: Forbidden mourning (As virtuous men pass mildly away...)

When I consider how my light is spent...

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)

Pied Beauty (Glory be to God for dappled things...)

Canterbury Tales

My Last Duchess (That's my last Duchess painted on the wall...)

JABBERWOCKY ('Twas brillig, and the slithy toves...)

Musee des Beaux Arts (About suffering they were never wrong...)

Uphill (Does the road wind uphill all the way...)

Le Morte D'Arthur

From "Amoretti" (One day I wrote her name upon the strand...)

Ode to the West Wind (O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being...)

Crossing the Bar (Sunset and evening star...)

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 (Earth has not anything to show more fair...)

This Be The Verse (They f*ck you up, your mom and dad) (the quiz maker did not allow me to swear.)

London (I wander tho' each charter'd street...)

When I have fears that I may cease to be....


O Mistress Mine

Dover Beach (The sea is calm tonight...)