In Memory of W.B. Yeats
In Memory of W.B. Yeats Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
"In Memory of W.B. Yeats" is all about death. After all, it's an elegy, a poem written in memory of a person who has passed away. Death has a way of making people consider what it means to be alive...
Art and Culture
Why is it that we read poetry? We get Auden's answer to that question in the poem "In Memory of W.B. Yeats": poetry moves in ways that people can't. It lasts in ways that people don't. And it makes...
William Butler Yeats was a giant among poets. His works dominated the literary and political landscape for quite a few decades, as a matter of fact. And his death left a big, gaping hole in t...
"In Memory of W.B. Yeats" depicts the world as a lonely place. Funny enough, though, people don't even seem to realize how alone and isolated they are. The way this poem describes it, the world is...
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