"What Poetic Devices Are Used In The Poem When You Are Old By Yeats" Essays and Research Papers

  • A report analyzing the poetic devices used in the poem "Oranges"

    In the poem "Oranges", the author uses certain literary devices to get the poems point across better. One of these...

    Alliteration, Meter, Poetic form 870 Words | 3 Pages

  • Growing Old - a Poem by Matthew Arnold

    Growing Old - a poem by Matthew Arnold What is it to grow old? Is it to lose the glory of the...

    Ageing, Elderly care, Gerontology 929 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Style and Content of William Butler Yeats

    The Style and Content of William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats was a man who is known for his extraordinary writings of...

    Ezra Pound, Greek mythology, Modernism 2187 Words | 6 Pages

  • Yeats 2014

    Yeats 2014 “Yeats uses evocative language to create poetry that includes both personal reflection and public commentary.”...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Easter Rising 1445 Words | 3 Pages

  • Poetic Devices Used To Convey The Theme Of Shakespeare's Sonnet 30

    variety of poetic devices to help communicate the theme of the poem. The major theme that I feel the author is...

    Feeling, Iambic pentameter, Meter 998 Words | 3 Pages

  • Poetry analysis of "When You're Old" by W.B. Yeats

    W.B. Yeats has created rhythm in his poem "When You Are Old" by using a familiar meter,...

    Alliteration, Iambic pentameter, Poetic form 425 Words | 2 Pages

  • Personal Response William Butler Yeats

    “William Butler Yeats deals with an interesting variety of subjects and his poetry is full of powerful images and impressive descriptions....

    Ezra Pound, Modernism, Mysticism 1243 Words | 3 Pages

  • Yeats and Symbolism

    Yeats and Symbolism Born in 1865, William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and playwright and one of the twentieth century’s...

    Celtic Revival, Ezra Pound, Modernism 1067 Words | 3 Pages

  • Commenatry/ Analysis on the Poem “the Pike” by Ted Hughes

    Death (Analysis of “When You are Old” and “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death” by W.B.Yeats) Ⅰ. Love In William...

    Ezra Pound, Meter, Poetic form 976 Words | 3 Pages

  • T. S. Eliot's Poetic Devices

    T.S. Eliot's Poetical Devices T.S. Eliot was one of the great early 20th Century poets. He wrote many poems throughout his...

    Greek mythology, Life, Oedipus 1051 Words | 3 Pages

  • Irony of Fate in W.B.Yeats Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad?

    Should Not Old Men Be Mad? The poem “Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad?” by William Butler Yeats is a...

    Ezra Pound, Good and evil, Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 1480 Words | 4 Pages

  • Yeats Essay

    W.B Yeats Essay Write an essay in which you give your reasons for liking/not liking the poetry of W.B Yeats....

    Ageing, Easter Rising, Gerontology 2598 Words | 7 Pages

  • Easter 1916- Yeats

    Easter 1916 Background information: * This poem is a elegy for those that died in the Easter rebellion in Dublin * 24th April 1916-...

    Dublin, Easter Rising, Ireland 845 Words | 3 Pages

  • When You Are Old

    William Butler YeatsWhen You Are Old” is a tribute to deeper love, an obvious interpretation of a...

    Ezra Pound, Love, Modernism 839 Words | 2 Pages

  • Analysis of the Poem Crossing the Bar

    Kirston Barrett Crossing the Bar Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar,...

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Death, Poetry 905 Words | 3 Pages

  • Literary Devices and Their Use in Poetry

    LITERARY DEVICES AND THEIR USE IN POETRY The task set out in this essay is to examine the listed devices (accentuation, creation...

    Alliteration, Dependent clause, Grammar 1889 Words | 5 Pages

  • Hsc English - Module B - Yeats' Poems

    Yeats Conflict Essay Conflict is the basis of all human interaction and hence is an integral part of human life. Through ambiguous yet...

    Audience, Easter Rising, John MacBride 1089 Words | 3 Pages

  • World's Best Poem Essay

    shade, When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st: So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to...

    Alliteration, Emotion, Iambic pentameter 912 Words | 3 Pages

  • When You Are Old

    English 1118-54 Online 19 October 2014 Explication of “When You Are Old” by William Butler Yeats...

    Ezra Pound, Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Iseult Gonne 1290 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Bird Image in Yeats' Poems

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    Ezra Pound, Maud Gonne, Modernism 2049 Words | 6 Pages

  • Features of Literary Communication in When You Are Old

    and dramatist, praised as “one of the foremost figures in the 20th century”. When You Are Old...

    Fiction, Linguistics, Literary criticism 843 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Tension Displayed in W.B Yeats' Poetry

    The Tension Displayed in W.B Yeats’ Poetry When one hears the name ‘Yeats’, one most likely thinks of the man...

    Abbey Theatre, Augusta, Lady Gregory, Gort 2053 Words | 5 Pages

  • When You Are Old Poetry Analysis

    Write about the poemWhen You Are Old”. You should describe what the...

    Linguistics, Love, Poetry 555 Words | 2 Pages

  • Poem Analysis : Spelling by Margaret Atwood

    Jeffrey Chen Mrs. Mekhala MYP Year 5 Language Arts April 3, 2013 Poem Analysis on “Spelling” Margaret Atwood’s Spelling is a sophisticated and...

    Feminism, Gender, Margaret Atwood 964 Words | 3 Pages

  • Yeats' Poem

    The title of William Butler Yeats’s poem “Ego Dominus Tuus” means “I am your master”. The poem is concerned about the social role...

    Death, God, Iseult Gonne 956 Words | 3 Pages

  • Uforgotten Love (Analysis of When You Are Old and Grey by Wb Yeats)

    Unforgotten Love Do you ever reminisce about a lover that you had in your early years? Have you ever been...

    Ageing, Depression, Emotion 493 Words | 2 Pages

  • A personal response to the poetry of W.B Yeats

    personal response to the poetry of W.B Yeats In my opinion W.B Yeats is one of Ireland’s greatest poets. His work is saturated...

    Death, John MacBride, Maud Gonne 1244 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lamentation of a Old Pensioner

    Summary W.B. Yeats (1865-1939) is an Irish poet and dramatist. He was a leader of the Irish Renaissance and one of the foremost writers of the...

    843 Words | 3 Pages

  • What Structural and Linguistic Devices Are Used to Present a Key Event in 3 Texts You Have Studied?

    ‘If I Could Tell You’ by W. H. Auden. Within each text the poet or author uses structural and linguistic devices to tell the...

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ginevra King, Jay Gatsby 889 Words | 3 Pages

  • Carefully Read the Poem Simon Lee by William Wordsworth (Romantic Writings: an Anthology Pp.60-63). Write an Essay of Not More Than 1,500 Words in Which You Analyse the Poem and Comment on the Poetic Form and Language

    Simon Lee the Old Huntsman is a poem which occurs in Lyrical Ballads and was written in 1798, belonging, thus, temporally to the...

    Poetic form, Poetry, Rhyme 1547 Words | 4 Pages

  • Poetic analysis of To a Sad Daughter written by Michael Ondaatje

    Professor D English 1001 February 1st, 2010 Poetic analysis of To a Sad Daughter The poem, "To a Sad Daughter" written by...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Michael Ondaatje 950 Words | 3 Pages

  • Sky Scraper Poem Analysis

    2012 “Sky Scraper” a poem or just a song? What exactly identifies a poem? How can we classify a song as a...

    Anaphora, Poetry, Reader 1008 Words | 3 Pages

  • When We Two Parted

    good morning and welcome. Before we delve into the beautiful world that is poetry, may I please ask you to close your eyes? Close your eyes,...

    George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, Hector Berlioz, John Keats 1428 Words | 4 Pages

  • Cxc-Poem-Dreaming-Black-Boy

    CXC POEMS - A CONVERSATION DREAMING BLACK BOY INTRODUCTION I believe that we all dream when we are asleep. Most of these dreams...

    Analogy, Ku Klux Klan, Martin Luther King, Jr. 1434 Words | 4 Pages

  • Dana Gioria Money Poem

    him Chairman of the National Endowment for Arts in 2003. Money is a poem that is included in Dana Gioia’s book”The God’s of Winter.” This...

    Banknote, Coin, George W. Bush 931 Words | 3 Pages

  • Robert Gray Poem- Old House and Late Ferry

    'Poetic Language is used to Capture Human Experiences; `In Robert Gray’s poems, he uses language to...

    Chuck Schuldiner, Color, Death 848 Words | 3 Pages

  • Research Paper on William B Yeats

    William Blake’s use of fiction influenced William Butler Yeats to write “The Curse of the Fire and the Shadows”. Yeats is a huge...

    Abbey Theatre, Emanuel Swedenborg, Ireland 2403 Words | 6 Pages

  • Poetic Devices

    Poetic Devices 1. Alliteration- The repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beginning of words. Ex: She sells...

    298 Words | 2 Pages

  • Poem

    Changes: Creative Writing Project Writing a Poem In this project, you'll be writing a poem which deals with any aspect of...

    Linguistics, Literature, Narrative poetry 637 Words | 3 Pages

  • Poetic Devices in the Dream of the Rood

    Steve McKnight 20 June 2014 Persuasive Poetic Devices in “The Dream of the Rood” In the Anglo-Saxon poem, “The...

    Beowulf, Christianity, Germanic peoples 982 Words | 4 Pages

  • Poetic Sound Devices

     Poetic Sound Devices Practice “Poetry is old, ancient, goes back far. It is among the oldest of living things....

    Death, Hawaiian language, International Phonetic Alphabet 756 Words | 4 Pages

  • Cap and Bells (Yeats)

    example when Referring to jester-like men throughout many of his works (“A Coat”, “The Fool by the Roadside”, “Two Songs of a Fool”, etc.),...

    English-language films, Ezra Pound, Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 1375 Words | 4 Pages

  • Yeats

    ‘Yeats’s poetry is driven by a tension between the real world in which he lives and an ideal world that he imagines’ The poetry of Yeats...

    David Attenborough, Easter Rising, Human 1491 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Sound Devices Used Within the Tyger by William Blake

    Where the Sleeping Tyger Lies: An Analysis of the Sound Devices Used in The Tyger by William Blake The Tyger, written in 1974,...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Meter 998 Words | 3 Pages

  • Yeats and Kavanagh on the subject of death

    Compare and contrast two poems, one by each poet, taking account of the methods (the situation of the speaker, and the form, structure and...

    Abbey Theatre, Afterlife, Death 1721 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Lover Tells of the Rose in His Heart

    morning, Mrs Spooner and 9C. I am before you today to show you how poems can relate to life and analyse how it is...

    Ezra Pound, Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Iseult Gonne 936 Words | 3 Pages

  • Yeats

    comprise the fundamental structures of his various paradigms and theories. It is this tension between the real world and Yeats’s ideal world that constitutes...

    Easter Rising, Ireland, Poetry 1747 Words | 3 Pages

  • "What will continue to make Yeats' poetry worthy of critical study?"

    Yeats' poetry communicates through a plethora of stylistic devises many potent and universal themes and ideas, which will continue to make his...

    Aesthetics, Easter Rising, Iseult Gonne 2094 Words | 6 Pages

  • When You Are Old Analysis

    somber, regretful and resigned poem. It has a quiet, dreamlike feeling to it, achieved by an undulating rhyme scheme (ABBA) and use of...

    Emotion, Love, Poetry 442 Words | 2 Pages

  • Effects of Poetic Devices

    Literature Department Poetic Devices and their Likely Effects Alliteration Gains reader’s attention through repetition of a...

    Alliteration, Assonance, Emotion 1738 Words | 6 Pages

  • Estrangement in W B Yeats and Thomas Hardy

    “A recurring characteristic of Modernism is the estrangement of the individual from his/her world: the outside world becomes unreal, uncanny, a place in...

    Abbey Theatre, Easter Rising, Ezra Pound 2270 Words | 6 Pages

  • Yeats

    its used-by date.’ Consider your prescribed text’s ideas, language and form, and its reception in different contexts. Through the study of...

    Ezra Pound, Modernism, Percy Bysshe Shelley 1911 Words | 6 Pages

  • The use of literary devices as a tool to construct meaning in Poetry

    In constructing a poem the author must consider the way in which the message will be established, therefore they must make specific choices...

    1112 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Second Coming by William Yeats

    William Butler Yeats, a multitalented individual won the Nobel Prize in 1923. Born the son of a well known Irish painter and religious skeptic...

    Christian terms, Christianity, God in Christianity 1288 Words | 3 Pages

  • Poetry Commentary: the Wild Swans at Coole by Yeats

    Poetry Commentary: The Wild Swans at Coole by Yeats The Wild Swans at Coole by William Butler Yeats is, as the title suggests,...

    Abbey Theatre, Ezra Pound, Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 1153 Words | 3 Pages

  • Poetic style of Robert Frost

    romantic poets as we can see the romantic features in his poems and also by the contemporary British poets as Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke and...

    Drama, Narrative poetry, Poetic form 1259 Words | 4 Pages

  • Themes in Yeats' Poetry

    Themes in Yeats’ poetry You can find many themes in Yeats’ poetry. Pick what suits your own study...

    Death, Easter Rising, Maitreya 2176 Words | 6 Pages

  • Commentary on Stanley Fish's "How to Recognize a Poem When You See One"

    Hersh Patel AP English 14 September 2003 Commentary on Stanley Fish Article "How to Recognize a Poem When You...

    Fallacy, Language interpretation, Linguistics 910 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Darkling Thrush Poem

    The Power of Poetic Devices Towards the end of the 19th Century, Thomas Hardy composed, "The Darkling Thrush" which illustrates...

    Emotion, Metaphor, Poetry 999 Words | 3 Pages

  • An Old Man's Winter Night Analysis

    An Old Man’s Winter Night This is a very haunting poem about an old man who stands alone dying in a dark house in...

    Death, Fear, Feeling 1231 Words | 3 Pages

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