An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death Themes
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"An Irish Airman Foresees His Death"—in a poem that has "death" in the title, we expect death to be one of the major themes, right? No surprises there, we suppose. But what about death? Well, it'...
Airman, death, World War I—we know all of this is part of "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death," which means we also know this poem is about war. Sure, there are no crazy battle scenes, or bullets...
"An Irish Airman Foresees His Death" is a patriotic poem, but patriotic in a very local way. The speaker doesn't love those he protects, by which he probably means the people of Great Britain, as o...
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