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Essay heading: 'A Prayer For My Daughter' 'Sailing To Byzantium' and 'The Long-Legged Fly' Analysis of William Butler Yeats
 
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Yeats asks for a beauty that does not ?make a stranger's eye distraught' nor bring arrogance (?or hers before a looking glass'); he states that beauty should not come between a person's ?natural kindness' nor should it prevent her from a ?heart-revealing intimacy'. And hence his next stanza makes references to both Helen of Troy and Aphrodite whom happiness eluded because of their peerless beauty (?the horn of Plenty undone...
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And hence his next stanza makes references to both Helen of Troy and Aphrodite whom happiness eluded because of their peerless beauty (?the horn of Plenty undone.' The themes of Love explored within the following stanza contrasts distinctively with the Love explored within Yeats earlier work; Love is no longer an ideal or frenzied passion but rather a magnanimous and dignified emotion...
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william butler yeats
After 1910, Yeats's dramatic art took a sharp turn toward a highly poetical, static, and esoteric style. His later plays were written for small audiences; they experiment with masks, dance, and music, and were profoundly influenced by the Japanese Noh plays...
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A Prayer For My Daughter - William Butler Yeats
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Anlysis
The word also emphasizes one man's love. Therefore, he is saying that there might be many people who like you when you are young because of your appearance...
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No Second Troy
The stern haughty demeanor of Maud Gonne is, in Yeats' opinion, consistent with her character. In line 11, he asks another question by way of explanation "Why, what could she have done being what she is?"...
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Sailing To Byzantium
In the final stanza of the poem, and the speaker asks implicitly to be made into an artificial bird that might sing of past, present, and future. Much has been made of this bird aspiration, starting with Yeats's own note that he had "read somewhere" about mechanical birds in Byzantium, and continuing with critics' examinations of Hans Christian Andersen's story "The Emperor's Nightingale" ...
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Two Poem Comparisons: The Wild Swans at Coole vs. Sailing to Byzantium
He then quickly states, "Delight men's eyes when I awake some day to find they have flown away?" realizing that you can not always count on anything, everything comes to an end eventually, even true love (29-30)...
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Yeats Biography
Also in 1917,Yeats married Georgie Hyde-Lee. Later they had a son and a daughter together, Anne and Michael. During their honeymoon they compiled their notebooks and formed the basis of A VISION...
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