Sailing to Byzantium

Key points, themes and comparisons from Sailing to Byzantium by W.B. Yeats

What are the main themes in this poem?
Ageing, Religion and Beauty of Ireland
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This poem looks at the ideals of Ireland versus the reality. What other poem can this be linked to?
The Fisherman
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What does Yeats make repeated references to in this poem?
Music and Singing
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Yeats' criticism of the modern education system compares to which poem?
Amongst School Children
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This poem looks at the ideals of Ireland versus the reality. What other poem can this be linked to?

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The Fisherman

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What does Yeats make repeated references to in this poem?

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Yeats' criticism of the modern education system compares to which poem?

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