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Sylvia de luca - 2013 - the second coming (wb yeats) however, yeats does not express a christian interpretation of these final days wb yeats was born in dublin and was a major contributor to the literary revival in ireland in the. Essays and criticism on william butler yeats' the second coming - critical the following entry presents criticism of yeats's poem the second coming. The second coming is a poem of powerful imagery and symbolism spiritual forces are at work in the world and a 'rough beast' is slouching.
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