Deidre of the Sorrows- This was the final play John Synge wrote. The third act contained many references to death.
Playboy of the Western World- This was a play about patricide that was written by Synge and was such a controversial play that its first performance at the Abby Theatre resulted in riots.
Countess Cathleen- This was a play Yeats wrote early in his career that inspired his desire to build a theatre company.
The Russia- This was a ship Yeats' grandfather captained during his career.
Harcourt Street School - This was the school Yeats attended as a youth and where older children bullied him until an athletic friend taught him how to defend himself.
Hodos Chameliontos - This was a cabbalistic symbol of losing one's way that Yeats was warned against when McGregor began teaching him the symbols.
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