Essays Tagged: "W. B. Yeats"

W. B. Yeats' poem 'Father and Daughter'

In W. B. Yeats' poem 'Father and Daughter' the speaker is apparently the father of a young daughter who ... foot down about the subject. He is just fed up with his daughter's actions and is laying down the law.'That she is under ban', is the resolve the father has with his daughter until her relationship wi ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison of "Deirdre" and "On Baile's Strand" by William Butler Yeats.

ead. She did not see Conchubar motion to the "dark-faced men" who gag Naoise and pull him out of view. Deirdrepleads with Conchubar, telling him that he will need Naoise some day, but Conchubar only l ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Easter 1916" by William Butler Yeats.

rary Authors Online. "William Butler Yeats". 2000. The Gale Group. 20 May 2002Fleming, Deborah, ed. W.B. Yeats and Postcolonialism. West Corneall: Locust Hill, 2001.Foster, John Wilson. "Getting the N ... Mellen, 1998.Stanfield, Paul. Yeats and Politics in the 1930's. New York: St. Martin's, 1988.Yeats, W.B. Autobiographies. London: Macmillan, 1955Yeats, W.B. The Celtic Twilight. Buckinghamshire: Gerra ...

(9 pages) 144 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

WB Yeats.

W.B. Yeats- His Life and Times"A poet always writes of his personal life" A person is merely a produ ... One of the clearest ways in which evidence of personal experiences can be prominent in the works of W.B. Yeats is when a comparison is made between the changes in his life with the evolution of his po ... gs you must first delve into that time and penetrate the mind of their author, William Butler Yeats.W.B. Yeats - Selected Poems, Introduction, Pg xxW.B. Yeats - HandoutW.B. Yeats - Selected Poems, Not ...

(9 pages) 108 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Leda and the swan

. With theuse of allusion (referring to Greek mythology), alliteration, enjambment,and rhyme scheme W. B. Yeats creates very vivid images todemonstrate the deceitful acts of Zeus."Leda and the Swan"An ... . With theuse of allusion (referring to Greek mythology), alliteration, enjambment,and rhyme scheme W. B. Yeats creates very vivid images todemonstrate the deceitful acts of Zeus."Leda and the Swan"An ...

(10 pages) 85 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetry Speech

ENGLISH SPEECH - W. B. YeatsJosh: Hey John, I recently overheard your son David, talking to my son Peter, with regard ... reater than the reality. I think the viewpiont of John Unterecker in his essay "A Reader's Guide to W.B.Yeats" sums it up best when he talks about the idea of masks within Yeats poetry. He says, " 'Re ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Love poems of William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats was a very prolific poet who wrote many poems in his lifetime about many different things. I t ... it where he expressed a variety of emotions on his journey to understand himself and his true love.Yeats was in desperately in love with a woman named Maud Gonne for several years, but unfortunately, ... or several years, but unfortunately, she did not return his feelings. She refused to marry him, and Yeats wrote many poems detailing his feelings toward her, almost pleading to her in some, hoping she ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Yeats's poetic development

riter Yeats made his debut in 1885, when he published his first poems in The Dublin University Review. Clearly Yeats's was making name for himself in these years, and his friendship with the almost le ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Butler Yeats Biography

n 1948 it was brought back to Ireland for burial in County Sligo. In a poem composed in his memory, W.H. Auden wrote, "Earth, receive an honored guest; William Yeats is laid to rest."

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

'A Memorial Tribute to Yeats: An Exploration of His Work through the Application of Critical Readings'

William Butler Yeats has often been described as the greatest poet in the history of Ireland and probably the great ... s personal experiences, as well as, his nation's experience during one of its most turbulent times. Yeats' poetic vision was to embody his own life, including his thoughts, feelings, dreams, opinions ... Christian imagery and European politics. These elements were then brought together and enhanced by Yeats' own experiences and interpretive understanding. The national poet of Ireland, Yeats was fier ...

(7 pages) 60 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Sailing to Byzantium" by William Butler Yeats

CC, two trios of alternating rhyme followed by a couplet.Commentary"Sailing to Byzantium" is one of Yeats's most inspired works, and one of the greatest poems of the twentieth century. Written in 1926 ... ired works, and one of the greatest poems of the twentieth century. Written in 1926 and included in Yeats's greatest single collection, 1928's The Tower, "Sailing to Byzantium" is Yeats's definitive s ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis Of The Second Coming

it a traffic light or a siren, they all have a specific way of giving one a message. William Butler Yeats sends a warning differently, but the message he is sending out is a dangerous and frightening ... the message he is sending out is a dangerous and frightening one. In his poem " The Second Coming," Yeats uses harsh imagery, powerful language, and strong symbolism to warn readers of a world in a ch ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparative analysis on: Stephen Crane's poem "War is Kind" and William Butler Yeat's "On Being Asked for a War Poem"

eing overly sentimental.Bibliography:http://oldpoetry.com/oauthor/show/William_Butler_Yeatshttp://www.cs.rice.edu/~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/1040.htmlhttp://www.enotes.com/war-is/

(2 pages) 3228 0 1.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats

86, p. 33.The New York Review of Books. XXXIII, August 14, 1986, p. 14.The New York Times Book Review. XCI, June 29, 1986, p. 14.Times Literary Supplement. March 7, 1986, p. 235.

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Song of Wandering Aengus

nt with his life long search for love, positive that he will find it, and reverent of the girl he saw. The speaker sounds as if he is in a trance with his quest. He faces the hardships and complicatio ... som" and "lands" to draw a parallel to human nature and how love is very much present within it.Ng 2W.B. Yeats wrote this poem to express his desire for Maud Gonne, a woman he continued to love despit ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Stolen Child

h as 'O' and 'Away' was far more alluring in comparison to the shorter sentence which is employed now. Also, it is evident that the child is nameless, thus individuality does not matter in regards to ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Truly Yeats

the man you have to know what was happening in the world when he was twenty "is manifestly true of W.B.Y." Yeats's childhood and young adulthood were shadowed by the power shift away from the minorit ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors