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Meaning of the Poem 'The Second Coming' by William Butler Yeats II

would be needed if the creature were simply to be taken as male), is female--as the focus on the "slow thighs" suggests--as well a...

William Butler Yeats' Poem 'The Second Coming'

The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;" (Yeats PG). This describes the inner workings of...

'The Second Coming' by William Butler Yeats and Symbolism

In five pages the symbolism of this poem and how it assists in interpretation are analyzed. Four sources are cited in the bibliog...

Symbolism in 'The Second Coming' by William Butler Yeats

of Spiritus Mundi" (Yeats, 1920). "Spiritus Mundi" can be translated as the "Spirit of the Universe" which Yeats saw as holding i...

'The Second Coming' by William Butler Yeats

In two pages the second coming of a cruel beast as described by William Butler Yeats in 'The Second Coming' is analyzed. There is...

Poetic Analysis of William Butler Yeats' 'Come Gather Round Me, Parnellites'

Indeed, it is these characteristics which may account for Yeats continuing appeal to readers who dont normally pay much attention ...

William Butler Yeats and 3 Poems on Time and Love

In five pages this report discusses how love and time are featured in the poems 'Adam's Curse,' 'O Do not Love too Long,' and 'Nev...

William Butler Yeats' Poems 'A Coat' and 'Ego Dominus Tuus'

and perhaps anything else this artistic individual had to offer, was taken and used by others. As a result, this individual decide...

Comparative Analysis of Four Poems by William Butler Yeats

the first two lines in each verse rhyme. The mood is one of absolute freedom, which stresses that the things that society values -...

Yeats’ The Second Coming

that may speak of a lack of hope or direction. The reader does not really need to know what the poem is...

The Second Coming by Yeats

that second coming, beginning with a sense of hope, but finished with a sense of fear or dread: "The Second Coming! Hardly are tho...

'A Prayer for My Son' by William Butler Yeats

in psalms (Liu 26). The repetition of the first line, which is subtly varied in the second stanza, is also psalm-like in that Hebr...

W.B. Yeats/An Irish Airman Foresees His Death

people of Kiltaran, there is not likely end to the war that will affect them deeply one way or the other. Furthermore, it was not ...

Comparing Poems about War to Beowulf

it is essentially the duty of this narrator. Beowulf is a man who sees his duty as that which involves risking his life. He goes...

Contemporary Thought Reflected in William Butler Yeats' Poetry

The allusion to Oscar Wildes epigram--What people call insincerity is simply a method by which we can multiply our personalities--...

Advancing Age in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats

the "music" of nature and is part of a continuous cycle. This poem concludes "How can we know the dancer from the dance" (line 64)...

'Coole Park and Ballylee, 1931' by William Butler Yeats

the Irish countryside. Thoor Ballylee was Yeats famous summer home, and Coole Park refers to the nearby estate of Yeats life-long ...

'Leda and the Swan' by W.B. Yeats

An explication of William Butler Yeats' poem 'Leda and the Swan' includes analysis of allusion, situation, character, and tone con...

Poetic Explication of 'Sailing to Byzantium' by W.B. Yeats

of art that lives forever and offers youth and vitality and passion. One critic indicates that, "This contrasts the sensual world...

Theme for English By Langston Hughes

This essay analyzes the meaning of Langston Hughes' poem "Theme for English B." Three pages n length, two sources are cited. ...

Symmetry of 'The Tyger' and 'The Lamb' by William Blake

The symmetry or balance represented by these two poems by William Blake is analyzed in a paper consisting of four pages....

'A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain' by Robert Olen Butler

In five pages this paper analyzes the structure of Butler's short story....

The Work of Josephine Butler

ran brothels (The Christian Institute, 2002). "Her speciality was procuring young girls to work in brothels. Rebecca knew all abou...

Symbolism in the Love Poetry of William Butler Yeats

in form and lessened in abstraction. Yeatss once short, rhyming poems transformed into more lengthy poems that were less concerne...

Explication of 'Lake Isle of Innisfree' by W.B. Yeats

the simplicity of the life that he foresees for himself, as well as its self-sufficiency. The sense of solitude that Yeats create...

Edgar Allan Poe Interpretations

In seven pages interpretations of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Masque of the Red Death' short story are presented by a comparative analy...

Overview of Modernism in Literature

In five pages literary modernism is defined and then illustrated in such works as James Joyce's 'The Dead' from Dubliners, 'The G...

Poetry of W.B. Yeats and Emily Dickinson and the Connection Between Poet, Nature, Body, and Soul

In five pages this report compares and contrasts William Butler Yeats' 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' and Emily Dickinson's '#632' i...

Literary Period Known as the Anti Heroic Age

and most of her poetry concerns her love and admiration and gratefulness to her husband. However, later in life she began writi...

'The Play's the Thing': Analyzing Six Passages from William Shakespeare's Plays

Analysis of William Shakespeare's Hamlet (Act V, Scene ii), As You Like It (Act II, Scene vii), Richard III (Act I, Scene ii), The...