Essays Tagged: "william butler yeats"

Stoker and Yeats. About Irish fiction, and how it relates to the philosophical and political atmosphere of Ireland around the turn of the century

, which threatened their land and political power. Two Irish authors of the period, Bram Stoker and William Butler Yeats, offer their views on this "problem" in their works of fiction. These include S ...

(10 pages) 91 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Probing Yeats's Mysticism - Colored Nationalism In Easter 1916

Probing Yeats's Mysticism-Colored NationalismIn Easter 1916William Butler Yeats is considered to be one of the greatest Irish poets in English language, and hi ...

(7 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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

TWO SIMILAR TRAGEDIES: DEIRDRE AND ON BAILE'S STRANDDeirdre and On Baile's Strand are two plays by William Butler Yeats that incorporate a tragic vision. Both plays deal with a single tragic moment i ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Easter 1916" by William Butler Yeats.

here rose a man, who, out of his own personal ambitions, became an inspiration to an entire people. William Butler Yeats became known as one of the greatest poet's in Irish history, and his writings i ... d, changed utterly:A terrible beauty is born. (Yeats 189)80Works CitedContemporary Authors Online. "William Butler Yeats". 2000. The Gale Group. 20 May 2002Fleming, Deborah, ed. W.B. Yeats and Postcol ...

(9 pages) 144 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Second Coming" by William Butler Yeats.

William Butler Yeats wrote his "The Second Coming" in January of 1919, three years after the Easter ... line 15 in "The Second Coming."The reader can see that Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart relates to William Butler Yeats' "The Second Coming." The relationship is seen in a character basis when they r ...

(5 pages) 192 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sailing to Byzantium, comparing the intelligence of a person to physical advantages of body.

ent lady. This common trend with old people is seen in the poem, "Sailing to Byzantium", written by William Butler Yeats. Just like my grandmother, Yeats does not consider the body very essential but ... e made of gold and silver. His high spirits are due to the fact he has finally arrived in Byzantium.William Butler Yeats's, "Sailing to Byzantium", is a classic poem that was set up so meticulously, t ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Leda and the swan

"Leda and The Swan"By: William Butler Yeats(1923)A sudden blow: the great wings beating stillAbove the staggering girl, her ... n his knowledge with his powerBefore the indifferent beak could let her drop?"Leda and the Swan" by William Butler Yeats is based on a Greek myth. The story reveals the rape of a young woman by a swan ... deceitful acts of Zeus."Leda and the Swan"AnalyzedIntroduction to Literature"Leda and The Swan"By: William Butler Yeats(1923)A sudden blow: the great wings beating stillAbove the staggering girl, her ...

(10 pages) 85 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shakespeare

win, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud belonged to this latter camp.In his life and work, the Irish poet William Butler Yeats struggled to prevent the soul-deadening theories of this trio from becoming ort ...

(2 pages) 19 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Things Fall Apart

Those lines begin a poem called "The Second Coming" by the Irish poet William Butler Yeats. Chinua Achebe took his title from those lines. BUt I cite them because they of ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Love poems of William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats was a very prolific poet who wrote many poems in his lifetime about many differ ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Yeats's poetic development

poetry of the 1930s, Yeats produced a tremendous amount of works. In his early career Yeats studied William Blake's poems, Emanuel Swedenborg's writings and other visionaries. Later he expressed his d ... his disillusionment with the reality of his native country. Irish poet, dramatist and prose writer William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin on 13th June 1865 into an Irish Protestant family. His early ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poetry explication on Easter 1916 by Yates

y to seize upon particular incidents and use them to explore and illuminate the human condition. In William Butler Yeats Poem, "Easter, 1916" he does just that. This poem commemorates the Easter Risin ...

(4 pages) 28 1 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

William Butler Yeats Biography

One of Ireland's finest writers, William Butler Yeats served a long apprenticeship in the arts before his genius was fully developed. ... He was a member of the Theosophical Society and was impressed with the works of Emanuel Swedenborg, William Blake, Stephane Mallarme, and Charles Baudelaire. In 1917 he married Georgie Hyde-Lees, who ... 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

Heroic and Religious Truths of "Beowulf"

William Butler Yeats stated that "Supreme art is a traditional statement of certain heroic and relig ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Yeats' development through poetry. About W.B. Yeats' literary development.

William Butler Yeats can be described as one of the last romantics, despite broadening his style lat ...

(10 pages) 71 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Leda and the Swan" by William Butler Yeats

Analyse William Butler Yeats's "Leda and the swan", paying particular attention to the poem's argument, but ... re further enhanced through the use of a large variety of poetic techniques.Born in Dublin in 1865, William Butler Yeats spent much of his time moving from London the countryside of County Sligo, Irel ... ) http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/yeats/2) A Yeats dictionary; persons and places in the poetry of William Butler Yeats, Conner Lester I, 19983) Gender and history in Yeats's love poetry, Elizabeth C ...

(6 pages) 63 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

'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 pro ...

(7 pages) 60 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis Of The Second Coming

erent ways. Be 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 a ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Things Far Apart By Chinua Achebe

that it has, since its colonization. Achebe was inspired by the poem "The Second Coming"� by William Butler Yeats, which also details the fall of society do to foreign revelation.Many aspects o ...

(1 pages) 4 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theme Of "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death"

st important moment of your life. This is the situation in "An Irish Airman foresees his Death," by William Butler Yeats. This poem describes an Irish airman, airman being someone in the air force who ...

(2 pages) 1865 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers