Literary History Exam

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

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

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

The Flea

An Essay on Man

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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

Le Morte D'Arthur

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

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

A Modest Proposal

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

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

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

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

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

"The Diary" (September 2 1666)

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

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

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


The Way of the World

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

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

The Beggar's Opera

The Pilgrim's Progress

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

Canterbury Tales

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

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

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

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

O Mistress Mine

When I consider how my light is spent...

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...)

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

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

In Memoriam A.H.H

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

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

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

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