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    William Butler Yeats was a very talented poet. In his lifetime he accomplished many great things. He was a 20th century Irish poet. He helped with the foundation with the Abbey Theatre, and later served as an Irish senator. He was well known for believing in occults, and including them in his works. Also, William Butler Yeats was a pervert. The study of the childhood of William Butler Yeats, his natural origin, his religious beliefs, and his Irish decent affected the style and setting of his poetry causing readers to be intrigued by his compositions. William was born at Sandy mount in Dublin, Ireland. His father was John Butler Yeats. John Yeats was studying law, but he abandoned that profession when he discovered his love for art. John continued…

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    had not yet been attempted. William Butler Yeats saw this as his opportunity to develop his paragon of Irish theatre that could unify Ireland through literature. Yeats alleged that in order to create a mature society, Ireland would have to differentiate itself and take a stand in the realm of literary drama. After helping to create the Irish Literary Society and the Irish National Theatre Society, Yeats managed to obtain the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. With the backing of an “English heiress”…

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    William Butler Yeats is a poet who is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century (“William Butler Yeats”). “William was born in Ireland, June thirteenth, 1865. He had his first works at Dublin's Metropolitan School of Art while a student there. His early achievements in his life were The Wanderings of Oisin and Countess Kathleen. Yeats was awarded the Nobel Prize for his Literature in 1923” (“William Butler Yeats Biography”). William Butler Yeats was not like most of the…

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    W.B. Yeats’ Opinion of War W.B. Yeats was an Irish poet during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. He wrote following the belief of “spiritus mundi”, the spirit of the universe and the collective unconscious or memory, which influences him to write around different mythologies, despite being a Christian. “Spiritus Mundi” leads to two of the works that reflect his opinion regarding war and conquest. Through these two works, “Leda and the Swan” and “The Second Coming,” Yeats’ opinion of war as a…

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    ‘How does Catherine mature over the course of the novel?’ The novel Northanger Abbey – written by Jane Austen in 1817 – tells the story of a young woman who travels to Bath with her wealthy neighbours, and how she grows and matures into adulthood over the course of the book by taking responsibility for her many mistakes and actions. Predominantly, this essay is a tale of one girl’s maturity into a young adult. She makes very many mistakes along the path to growing up, however, she does show…

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    Rather her heroine in both Northanger Abbey and Persuasion know who they are attracted to and who they want to end up with at very early points in the novel. Anne has never wavered from her love of Wentworth and as soon as Catherine meets Henry she knows he is the one for her. The decision to fall in love, or stay in love, seems to be a completely rational decision on the heroine’s part rather than a rash, love at first sight reaction. This creates a love that is almost quantitive, as the love…

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    The book Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen is more complicated than what can be seen by the naked eye. Each turn that the story takes and each decision the character makes can be seen as a carefully calculated detail taken in part of the writer to prove a point. Each aspect of the story might have been added to make the reader think of what they believe and put it up against what is shown in the book and one of these circumstances happen to be Isabella Thrope and the depiction of her character.…

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    Edward Abbey's Great American Desert Environmentalist and desert-lover, Edward Abbey in his essay “The Great American Desert” warns readers about the perilous dangers of the American deserts while simultaneously stirring curiosity about these fascinating ecosystems. He both invites and dissuades his readers from visiting the deserts of North America through the use of humor and sarcasm. In this essay, he is rhetorically successful in arguing that the open spaces of the undeveloped deserts…

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    What is friendship? More importantly, what is female friendship? Jane Austen answers these questions in her book Pride and Prejudice , through the friendships of the protagonist, Elizabeth Bennet. Throughout the book, Austen takes us through two main friendships within Elizabeth's life. One that is shared with her sister Jane and the other with her neighbor Charlotte. These relationships offer different insights into what it takes to be in a female friendship. With Jane, the bond shared is much…

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    In “Tintern Abbey” by William WordsWroth, He revisits a place called The River Wye with his sister after five years. Throughout his tour, he discovers that his experience this time differs from the one when he was young. Simply because he looks at nature from a new mature perspective; he views nature in a very deep way with an intense understanding. In this essay, I will interpret one of the stanzas in the poem which describes what Wordsworth was feeling during that particular moment of his…

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