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Study Questions for poems by W. B. Yeats

Vocabulary:

Introduction:

Lecture or Handouts:

Identify the following characters and images:

A Grecian Urn, the beautiful woman without mercy

Reading Questions

  • TBA

Passages for Identification: Be able to explain who wrote this passages, what poem the passage come from, and briefly explain their significance, context, or importance in the work:

A. That is no country for old men. The young
In one another's arms, birds in the trees
--Those dying generations--at their song
The salmon-falls, the mackerel-crowded seas,
Fish, flesh, or fowl commend all summer long
Whatever is begotten, is born, and dies.
Caught in that sensual music all neglect
Monuments of unageing intellect


 

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