What do you mean by Yeat's quotes? A quote from William himself or 'Quotes' from his poems on the course? If the latter you'll need more than one, but they don't necessarily make or break you're essay they add dept and if you can PQE with reference back to the question in a good manner the essay will score well. If you tell me what poems you want quotes from I have a lot. Here is one from William himself if that's what you're after.
"Out of the quarrel with others, we make rhetoric out of the quarrel with ourselves, we make poetry". That would fit well at the end of you're Yeat's essay and it shall show that you have done some research on the poet himself.
Sorry I studied September 1913, Swans at Coole, the lake Isle of innisfree, swifts epitaph and an Irish airman foresees his death?
Thanks for that quote from Yeats! (I didn't actually know you could bring in a little own research of Yeats or any other poet into the questions)
I haven't studied swifts epitaph and Irish airman foresees his death so I am of little help there.
Lake Isle of Innisfree.
1.The choice of words like small to describe the 'cabin' or the exactness of the 'nine' rows of beans and 'hive for the honey bee' are the desire for an uncomplicated existence in close contact with nature.
2.The language is Lyrical + sensual - he will achieve "peace" there, which will come "dropping slow"
3.Regular use of alliteration "lake water lapping" + assonance "Low sounds by the shore" + " Pavements grey" add to the poems musical qualities, creating the sense of a dream like world.
The wild Swans at Coole
1. Simplicity of diction is a major feature also of the poem "The Wild Swans at Coole" Yeat's captures the beauty of the landscape "the trees are in their autumn beauty" 'the woodland paths are dry'.
2.General use of ordinary language, ensuring the reader can easily relate to his themes 'and now my heart is sore'.
1.His use of the word 'pray' is a pun on the word 'prey' as he considered theses people to be like animals of prey, exploiting the working classes.
2. Yeats is being ironic when he suggests that men 'were born to pray and save'
3.Use of colloquial language suggests the merchants' uncomprehending response to the patriotism of previous generations ' and what, God help us, could they save?'
I hope these help in some way.