William Blake Essay | Blake vs. Yeats

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Blake vs. Yeats

Summary: A look at the similarities and differences in the beliefs of eighteenth-century poet William Blake and twentieth-century poet William Butler Yeats, as well as the ways in which their beliefs affected their writings.
BLAKE VS. YEATS

William Butler Yeats was a great poet from the twentieth century. His ideal world was made up of a spiritual journey and a spiritual transformation. Yeats ideal world was based on art and aesthetics of the natural world. He wanted permanence and something that would last forever. However, William Blake, a romantic poet from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, had ideas that revolved around God and His impact on his life. Blake wanted a place that established balance, understanding, and wisdom. Blake also wanted an idea of where people were going life instead of believing in predestination. Blake and Yeats both have ideas for what they want their lives and their own world to be like. Some of their ideas seem to be similar, while others clash and are completely different.

In "Sailing to Byzantium", Yeats wrote "And therefore I have sailed the seas...

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