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  • William Butler Yeats Influence On Identity

    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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  • The Stolen Child Analysis

    Fear the Faerie Folk Children have heard the stereotypical fairy tales from their elders for generations. Within each story falls certain characters- many of whom seem to share the same archetypal role. The maiden in distress, the clever trickster, the handsome and noble royal. One of these literary tropes is the use of a supernatural spirit- and this character changes depending heavily on where the story is being told as well as its influences. For many children coming from Celtic heritage, a…

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  • Yeats September 1913 Essay

    Throughout many of his poems, especially during the uprising of World War I and the peak of Ireland’s tension with Great Britain, William Butler Yeats often voiced his opinions on the state of Ireland and its people. In W.B. Yeats’ poem, “September, 1913”, he emphasizes and expresses these opinions. Yeats stresses how nationalism can fuel Ireland, yet criticizes Ireland’s people for their greed and overwhelming self-interest. In “Easter, 1916”, though, Yeats shifts away from the people of…

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  • An Analysis Of Sean O 'Casey's Play The Plough And The Stars'

    Plough and the Stars, utilizes its setting to discuss the consequences of war and the idea of making a blood sacrifice for Irish independence. Prior its inception, Irish nationalist theatre consisted of works such as Cathleen Ni Houlihan by William Butler Yeats, which evokes a mythological sense of nationalist pride as it uses the figure of Sean-Bhean Bhocht, Poor Old Woman, who needs a young man to help her remove the invaders from her home, ending with the self-sacrifice of the young man for…

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  • Continuous Internal Assessment In Hamlet

    GENERAL ENGLISH Continuous Internal Assessment-III SUMMARY Author Edmund John Millington Synge (16 April 1871 – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore. He was a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and was one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre. Although he came from a privileged Anglo-Irish background, Synge's writings are mainly concerned with the world of the Roman Catholic peasants of rural Ireland and with what he…

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  • Oedipus The King Analysis

    The Efficacy of the 1957 film Oedipus Rex to Convey Sophocles’ Intended Meaning The William Butler Yeats adaptation of the play, Oedipus the King, directed by Sir Tyrone Guthrie, is said to provide the most realistic viewing experience compared to what one would’ve witnessed in Sophocles’ day. The Stratford Shakespearean Festival Foundation successfully produces a piece that stays true to the genre of Greek drama and tragedy; the regal, yet, expressive, way in which the actors spoke, the…

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  • The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner Analysis

    In 1798 a well-known poet named Samuel Taylor Coleridge published his poem The Rime of The Ancient Mariner. The poem was contained in a poem collage by Coleridge and William Wordsworth called the Lyrical Ballads. Coleridge is known for the Romantic influence in his writings: “Coleridge achieved wonder by the frank violation of natural laws, impressing upon readers a sense of occult powers and unknown modes of being” (“The Romantic Period: Topics.” The Norton Anthology of English Literature).…

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  • The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe

    C.S. Lewis was an Irish writer. Born in Belfast in 1898, and living in County Down until the age of nine, as a young child, Lewis probably heard many of the old Irish Legends and mythological stories that most Irish children would learn, even to this day. This essay seeks to find evidence of the influence these stories had on Lewis’s work in later life, especially in ‘The Chronicles of ‘Narnia’. It focuses mainly on ‘The Magician’s Nephew’ and ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’. It examines…

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  • The Dubliners Dilemma Analysis

    The Dubliners Dilemma, a one-man-show devised and performed by Declan Gorman. James Joyce’s “Dubliners” was a long time in finding a publisher. An early potential publisher had been one Grant Richards. He was nervous about publishing because he feared it would open him and his firm, given the scandalous content of some of the stories, to prosecution by the powers that be. However about eight years after initially rejecting it, Grant Richards did agree to publish it in 1914. Adaptations of…

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  • W. B. Yeats 'A Nation Cannot Exist Without A National Institute'

    Ireland had a plethora of existing literature before its nationalist movement, however, the majority of their literature was centered on British prejudiced. A unified movement to create a uniquely Irish dramatic form 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…

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