Yeats'

Who was Yeats' long term infatuation and muse?
Maude Gonne
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How old was Yeats when he married Georgie Hyde Lees?
52
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How many children did he have?
2
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What prestigious award did Yeats receive?
Nobel Prize
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What was the name of the Collection that 'September 1913' was first published in?
Responsibilities
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What year was Wild Swans at Coole written in?
1917
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When was The Stolen Child written?
1886
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What links The Stolen Child and Sailing to Byzantium?
Mythical world (Byzantium) doesn't decay, idealisation of ancient world and mythology
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What was the name of the theatre Yeats helped create?
The Abbey
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When did Georgie and Yeats marry?
1916
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Was Yeats supportive of the War of Independence?
He didn't agree with violence but wanted Ireland to be independent.
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How long did the War of Independence last?
1919 - 1921 (3 years)
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Who are 'The Cat and the Moon' symbolic for?
Yeats (cat) Maude (moon)
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What is Byzantium?
A mystical place of no decay, dreamded up by Yeats
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(Sailing to Byzantium), which writer is linked "clapping his hands for joy"?
W. Blake
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