The Lake Isle Of Innisfree Essay

818 Words Apr 1st, 2016 4 Pages
Once, Albert Einstein said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better”. In the poem “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”, by W.B.Yeats, and “To Autumn”, by John Keats, both poets write about nature and what part of nature they like the most. Yeats imagines the reasons why he wanted to move to nature’s peaceful place, Innisfree, and live. While, Keats encourages people to enjoy cold autumn, because each season has its own ups and downs. The differences between the poems are in which seasons each poet considers the most naturally beautiful. Similar themes in both poems use visual and auditory forms of imagination. Nature amazes the human race everyday with its beauty. Nature is never consistent and always is ever-changing. An example would be, even a sunset is not same every day. Yeats writes, “I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree”(1). Yeats wants to move to Innisfree, which is an island in Lough Gill, Ireland. It’s the island in the middle of the lake, which indicates that he wants to live by himself and subsist. Yeats gives reasons for his motivation to move to Innisfree, saying, “And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,” (Yeats 5). Yeats talks about finding on peace in the island, because everything would be quiet and have a slow pace. This would help him to feel at peace and he would try to absorb all of it, as peace comes in a sedating manner. Keith Hopper also describes Innisfree as “‘Inisfree’, evoking notions of…

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