Analysis Of William Butler Yeats's Poetry

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William Butler Yeats is an Irish poet and he was one of the most leading writers of 20th century. Yeats studied poetry in a very yound age and from 1900 his poetry grew more physical and realistic. Yeats wrote a very heart touching poem of the struggle during World War 1 and its effects on the people. In the poem Easter 1916 and An Irish Airman foresses his death shows the events where Yeats himself experienced the pain and the struggle. In this essay Yeats will basically talk about the two dissimilar of war and its effects. An Irish airman foresees his death mainly talks about the struggle of a person during the World War 1 however Easter 1916 mainly focuses on the war and its effects in general. The poem An Irish airman foresees his death is about an Irish man who died in the World War I. “His name was Robert Gregory”. His mother was Yeats one of the close acquaintance and Yeats wrote this poem in memory of Robert Gregory. So in this poem the speaker is an airman which means that he’s a pilot who fights in the war. Yeats wrote this poem in 1918, right in the middle of World War I, and the Irish Airman he has in mind fought in World War I. In this poem it also talks about the relation between the war and Ireland and it also gives us a concise history of the Irish pilot. The theme of this poem is revealed in the first stanza where the poet says that “I know that I shall meet my fate; somewhere among the clouds above;” (Yeats, 1919). So in this poem the

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