The Cold Heaven

The key points, themes and comparisons from "The Cold Heaven" by Yeats

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What are the main themes in this poem?
Death, love and religion
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This poem is made up of two...
Alexandrines
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Each line comprises of how many syllables?
12
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"burned and was but the more ice..." is an example of an oxymoron. In the refrain of what poem can you find an oxymoron to compare this to?
Easter 1916
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In much of Yeats' poetry, what does the word "cold" symoblise?
Clarity
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This poem is made up of two...

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Alexandrines

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Each line comprises of how many syllables?

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"burned and was but the more ice..." is an example of an oxymoron. In the refrain of what poem can you find an oxymoron to compare this to?

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In much of Yeats' poetry, what does the word "cold" symoblise?

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