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An Irish Airman Foresees His Death

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death


by W.B. Yeats

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death: The War to End All Wars True or False

1. What made the speaker join the air force? -> A lonely impulse of delight
2. What does the speaker say about those he fights? -> He guards them
3. What does he say about those he guards? -> He does not love them
4. What did the speaker do before he finally signed up? -> He swam some laps
5. What didn't make the speaker fight? -> Yeats