“Yeats uses evocative language to create poetry that includes both personal reflection and public commentary.”
Discuss this statement, supporting your answer with reference to both the themes and language found in the poetry of W. B. Yeats on your course.
Question 2 (2011)
“Yeats can be a challenging poet to read, both in terms of style and subject matter.”
To what extent do you agree with this statement? Support your answer with suitable reference to the poetry on your course.
Question 3 (2010)
“Yeats's poetry is driven by a tension between the real world in which he lives and an ideal world that he imagines.”
Write a response to the poetry of W.B. Yeats in the light of this statement, supporting your points with suitable reference to the poems on your course.