Essays Tagged: "Easter 1916"

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 langu ... his poetic creation, starting in the romantic tradition and finishing as a matured modernist poet. Easter 1916 was one of his great works dealing with Irish national problem. The poem was written in ... reat works dealing with Irish national problem. The poem was written in October 1916 just after the Easter Rising, the armed insurrection at the Dublin Post Office that signaled the beginning of the m ...

(7 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Easter 1916" by William Butler Yeats.

s in Irish history, and his writings inspired a nation revolution. One of his poems in particular, "Easter 1916," was used to embrace the Irish cause. There was, however, a delicate intricacy to "East ... wever, a delicate intricacy to "Easter 1916" that evaded most of its readers at the time. Although "Easter 1916" was seen as a decidedly nationalistic poem, it hid undertones that questioned the very ...

(9 pages) 144 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

WB Yeats.

onflict. These influences are apparent in the poems The Song of Wandering Aengus, Sixteen Dead Men, Easter 1916, The Tower and Sailing to Byzantium which reflect the influences of the mystical as well ... him. The tensions between the English and the Irish became the dominant theme in his work. The poem Easter 1916 is one of Yeats' best known poems and was written as a response to the Proclamation of t ...

(9 pages) 108 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

William Butler Yeats: Discuss with reference to at least three poems, Yeats' treatment of Irish Concerns.

changes are reflected in his poetry. Three poems that reflect these changes are 'September 1913', 'Easter 1916' and 'Under Ben Bulben'. These poems show a transpositions in political thought. In 'Sep ... Catholics in his view (Chaudhry, 33). The events of the Rising initiated a metamorphosis in Yeats. 'Easter 1916' shows how Yeats (usually not supportive of violence as a political movement) credited i ...

(6 pages) 206 4 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Poetry Speech

t Yeats's poetry. What were my son's exact words?Josh: Well, firstly they were discussing the poem "Easter 1916". David said that, and I quote, "Easter 1916, at face value may seem to be an historical ... gle". The ideas and values that arose from the sacrifice made by these people of the revolution in "Easter 1916" are what Yeats wants the people to strive towards. In a way the mask ought to be someth ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Poetry explication on Easter 1916 by Yates

ncidents 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 Rising of 1916, in which a group ... ield until the nation is united. As a result because of its powerful choice of words describing the Easter Rising, Yeate's poem "Easter, 1916" plays a major historical part in Ireland's coming of age. ...

(4 pages) 28 1 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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

al action becoming militant, which is seen in many of his works, particularly those relating to the Easter Uprising of 1916 and the creation of the political martyr. In his poem "Easter 1916", Yeats a ... application of Marxism, which directly relates back to issues of political power within society. "Easter 1916" The poem "Easter 1916" is based on the Easter Uprising of 1916 and focuses on the dram ...

(7 pages) 60 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


ess is easily followed and understood through the character of Christy Mahon, in William B. Yeat's "Easter 1916," another growth process is traced. "Easter 1916," is a dedication to the Easter uprisin ... edication to the Easter uprising. Yeats imbues the soreness of heart and the loneliness of spirit. "Easter 1916," illustrates the imperfection of loneliness and hollowness of the mundane world. The po ...

(11 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Yeats' "Easter 1916"

William Butler Yeats' "Easter 1916" is strong but not convincing to me. He is too harsh towards his county fellows. Doubtle ... understand why they act so desperately. In the following I am going to examine the lines in Yeats' "Easter 1916" and see whether he does so, meanwhile I will compare it a bit with Seamus Heaney's "Req ... g them carefully, I find Yeats' arguments not convincing at all!Bibliography:William Butler Yeats' "Easter 1916"

(4 pages) 859 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review and Analysis of "The Rising: Ireland – Easter 1916" by Fearghal McGarry

Review and Analysis of The Rising: Ireland - Easter 1916Fearghal McGarry begins his new book The Rising - Easter 1916 by recapping the story of w ... and tries to paint a complete picture of the events leading up to, encompassing, and following the Easter Rebellion which in the years since has been glamorized in the minds of many Irish. But McGarr ... it does accomplish the goal of being an enjoyable read which gives a fully encompassing view of the Easter Rebellion. I do believe McGarry was pushing towards the idea that the leaders never intended ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History