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    For W.B. Yeats; What is Truth in Human Life?

    The later poetry of William Butler Yeats is especially characterised by a stark, bare, brutal and even coarse fact concerning the fragmentation of contemporary human life. His poetry displays the conflict of opposites. Yeats saw man as torn in battle. For him, the human existence is made up of antinomies: the religious and the physical, the sensuous and the inventive,…

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    W.B. Yeats as a Symbolist

    William Butler Yeats is thought to be one of the vital important representative symbolist of the 20th century English literature who was primarily influenced by the French symbolist movement of 19th century. Symbolism as a conscious movement was born in France as a response in opposition to naturalism and the precision and exactitude of the ‘naturalist‘ college represented by Emile…

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