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WB Yeats

WB Yeats

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" of his 1914 volume Responsibilities. 1865 January 28. and the painting and poetry of the Pre-Raphaelites. There Yeats phrased his grief and shame over the case that a "barren passion. According to an article written a year before his death.Name: Birth Date: Death Date: Place of Birth: Place of Death: Nationality: Gender: Occupations: William Butler Yeats June 13." W. is found at its most concentrated in the dedicatory lines beginning "Pardon. are characterised by a dreamy romanticism in both their form and content. all brilliant. Ireland Roquebrune. On the one hand. . unnamed. was born in the Dublin suburb of Sandymount on 13 June 1865. bridged the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was interested in the Gaelic language. His early poems. He was also influenced by the French Symbolist poets. It was John Butler Yeats who spoke what his son called in his autobiography "the only eulogy that ever turned my head": "by marriage with a Pollexfen. B. we have given a tongue to the sea cliffs. . and he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. Susan Pollexfen Yeats. and folklore. his efforts had a mixed reception. Yeats’s life. which fed into his poetry. and developed a lifelong interest in mysticism and the occult. 1939 Dublin. of name and place and history. He wanted to reawaken Ireland to its ancient literature. and his poetry. As a youth he studied art in fin de siècle London and absorbed the prevailing outlook of aestheticism. lifting it above the concerns of everyday life. which was also expressed in the writing of Oscar Wilde. and his muted and problematical wife. He was a key figure in the Irish Cultural Revival. the painter-philosopher John Butler Yeats. song. of the 20th century. He was the eldest of the four surviving children. Yeats's impassioned mystique of lineage. dramatist Encyclopedia of World Biography on William Butler Yeats Biography Essay William Butler Yeats. and used effects borrowed from Gaelic literature in his own poems." his long hopeless pursuit of Maud Gonne. probably the twentieth century's greatest poet in English and certainly one of its most complex men. France Irish Male poet. but also as one of the most important English language poets. had left him at forty-nine with "no child William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is regarded as not only the most important Irish poet. of a brilliant and problematical father. . old fathers . the first being published when he was twenty. his later poems made a significant contribution to Modernism.

And I shall have some peace there.enlightenment. There midnight's all a glimmer. and go to Innisfree.smooth words. I think lake isle of innisfree is a poem that pleases one ssenses and soothes ones mind. And a small cabin build there.I think one could sense the peacefulness that yeats mentions even by reading it just once. Even the words used by yeats have a sense of tranquil in them. Dropping from the veils of the mourning to where the cricket sings. of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there. for peace comes dropping slow.I WILL arise and go now.When we go through the poem you would even feel that you are a very free person although you are not. and noon a purple glow. While I stand on the roadway. or on the pavements grey. I would appreciate if someone could please add more facts to my idea that \"LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE IS A POEM THAT PLEASES THE SENSES AND SOOTHES THE MIND\" THANKS . a hive for the honeybee. I will arise and go now.i mean although you are at the midst of a chaotic life. for always night and day I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore. And live alone in the bee-loud glade.They are very nice. I hear it in the deep heart's core. And evening full of the linnet's wings. It makes you calm and one could even feel that he is at the peace that budddhism mentions. Its a very good poem with a very good meaning which can even be understood by any dumb person as yeats has used simple diction.

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