Literary History Exam

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In Memoriam A.H.H

The Way of the World

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

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

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

When I consider how my light is spent...

An Essay on Man

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

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

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


A Modest Proposal

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

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

Le Morte D'Arthur

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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

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

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

The Beggar's Opera

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

The Pilgrim's Progress

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

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

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

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

The Flea

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

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

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

O Mistress Mine

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

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

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

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

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

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)

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


Canterbury Tales

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

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

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