Lesson 1 (from Reveries over Childhood and Youth,)
Reveries over Childhood and Youth
This book is autobiographical. The objective of this lesson will be to review some major aspects of William Butler Yeats's life and to discuss why he decided to write and publish this book in the manner he did.
1) Provide a brief overview of William Butler Yeats's life along with some of the major events in his life. Split the class into groups and assign each group one of the major events from his life. Instruct each group to study their event and write about how this event would have shaped his life and affected his writing style. Allow each group to present their information. Discuss some of the different ideas that are presented.
2) Review each separate person that is introduced in the first chapter. Have the students identify each person named and then classify them as the protagonist, a main...
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