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A Perspective on W.B. Yeats’ “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”

One of my favorite poets is W.B. Yeats (you’re shocked, I know)—and one of my favorite of his poems is “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.” I’m not alone in liking this poem—in fact, for quite a few years, Irish schoolchildren were required to memorize it, as it is aesthetically beautiful and contains nationalist overtones. I’d like to share with you both the poem and … Read More A Perspective on W.B. Yeats’ “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”