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Yeats in His Poetry

Summary: It is a reasearch paper on two poems written by William Butler Yeats.
Imagine a world where streets are raided with fire, store alarms are turned off, people are behaving in an improper way, girls are loosing their identity, and other ominous prophecies are activated. These illustrations are nightmares to one but can be depicted by a poet. In "The Second Coming" and "Leda and the Swan," William Butler Yeats reveals mythological aspects in an ominous fashion in a biblical form.

William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1865 (Ruby, 178). His father was a lawyer and a painter and his mother was the daughter of a shipping merchant (Thomason, 181). Yeats was educated in London and Dublin. It was in London where he got close to spiritual societies and his Irish nationalism which triggered him to write poems. He spent four decades in poetry that is adored and esteemed by his critics (Ruby, 178). Under Maud Gonne's, a young woman...

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