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WB Yeats

WB Yeats

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

I think lake isle of innisfree is a poem that pleases one ssenses and soothes ones mind.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. It makes you calm and one could even feel that he is at the peace that budddhism mentions. a hive for the honeybee. Dropping from the veils of the mourning to where the cricket sings. While I stand on the roadway. There midnight's all a glimmer. of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there. And a small cabin build there. I hear it in the deep heart's core. or on the pavements grey. for peace comes dropping slow. Even the words used by yeats have a sense of tranquil in them. And live alone in the bee-loud glade.I think one could sense the peacefulness that yeats mentions even by reading it just once. 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.smooth words.They are very nice. and noon a purple glow. And I shall have some peace there. and go to Innisfree.I WILL arise and go now.enlightenment.When we go through the poem you would even feel that you are a very free person although you are not. And evening full of the linnet's wings. I will arise and go now. 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 .

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