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...)

The Beggar's Opera

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

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

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

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

The Way of the World

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

O Mistress Mine


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Canterbury Tales

A Modest Proposal

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

The Flea

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

An Essay on Man

When I consider how my light is spent...

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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

The Pilgrim's Progress

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

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

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

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

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

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)


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

In Memoriam A.H.H

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

Le Morte D'Arthur

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

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

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

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

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