- Words: 2211
- Length: 7 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 17863889
Yeats justification of contemporary Irish Nationalism by creating a myth of the Irish past:
The use of magic, myth and folklore in the poetry of W.B. Yeats, specifically in his book "The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems."
Although the poetry of the Irish W.B. Yeats is largely known today for the writer's espousal of a spare, harsh modernism, in his early 20th century poetry, Yeats' tone in verse also had a