An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
by W.B. Yeats
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Air is all over this poem, in one way or another. There's the "airman" of the title, the clouds that the speaker mentions twice, and all that stuff towards the end about breath. You could say this...
For such a deeply personal, introspective poem (it's kind of like a meditation, isn't it?), there are a whole lot of other people floating around in this poem. First, we've got the people the airma...