Literary History Exam

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

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An Essay on Man

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

A Modest Proposal

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

Canterbury Tales

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

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

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

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

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

The Pilgrim's Progress

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)


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

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

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

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

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

When I consider how my light is spent...

The Flea

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

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

Le Morte D'Arthur

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

In Memoriam A.H.H

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

O Mistress Mine

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

The Way of the World

The Beggar's Opera

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

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

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

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

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