This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
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.
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