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Everything you need to know about Yeats’s poetry to succeed in your A Level or undergraduate studies.

York Notes Advanced: W. B. Yeats, Selected Poems provide the widest coverage and most in-depth analysis of a range of Yeats’s works, from elegies and poems inspired by Gaelic mythology to polemical verse. Each poem is explored in detail and you’ll also find extended commentaries on key works including ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ and ‘Sailing to Byzantium’, and analysis of overarching themes such as ‘Age’ and ‘The supernatural’. Explorations of imagery and language, as well as discussions of relevant contexts and key critical responses will enable you to develop your own critical ideas and to write confidently about the poems.

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There is  no better or more effective way to revise W. B. Yeats, Selected Poems for your A Level English Literature exam or undergraduate studies than with York Notes’s comprehensive study guide. This invaluable book will help you to understand the most important aspects of Yeats’s poetry and develop your critical appraisal skills, enabling you to produce answers to A Level English Literature questions that will earn you high marks towards your grade.

High scoring candidates will be able to impress examiners with their wide-ranging knowledge of W. B. Yeats’s poems and be able to comment on how Yeats’s poetry differs in style from that of his contemporary poets, how ageing, mortality and the passing of time are common themes in Yeats’s poetry, or how Yeats’s passion and patriotism for Ireland is evoked in the use of metaphor and imagery in his poems.

The York Notes revision guide for W. B. Yeats, Selected Poems has been designed to enable you to appreciate and critically appraise Yeats’s poetry and to demonstrate your understanding of his use of language and literary techniques in well-crafted essays and responses to examination questions that will earn you your highest grade in your English Literature A Level or undergraduate examination.


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Pub DateMarch 2000
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