The Fisherman

Key points, themes and comparisons for "The Fisherman" by Yeats

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Whilst making a comparison to the people of Ireland today, what does Yeats actually want them to be?
Wise and Simple
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What is the main theme of this poem?
The Beauty of Ireland
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"The living men that I hate, The dead man that I loved" best compares with the refrain of which other poem?
September 1913
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The short sentence "And the reality" changes his tone to what as he talks about the people of Ireland today?
Angry
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What word best describes the rhyme scheme of this poem?
Simple
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What is the main theme of this poem?

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The Beauty of Ireland

Card 3

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"The living men that I hate, The dead man that I loved" best compares with the refrain of which other poem?

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Card 4

Front

The short sentence "And the reality" changes his tone to what as he talks about the people of Ireland today?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What word best describes the rhyme scheme of this poem?

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Preview of the front of card 5

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