In the poem ‘The Fisherman' W. M Yeats shows his worries on how the Irish individuals have become, materialistic, greedy and one-dimensional, and just how Ireland was full of creativeness and culture, but is actually being contaminated by the deficiency of attention for the art and creativity, leading towards this damaged Irish society.
Yeats begins with a symbolic image of a angler, and produces the poem for his own personal best audience. He opens the poem utilizing a first person story, mixed with a straightforward monosyllabic dialogue " Though I can see him still”, in order to stress the simplistic nature in the fisherman, and Yeats contributes to this impact by using a incredibly regular rhyming pattern (ABAB), and enjambment of the line in order to put in a harmony and fluidity towards the poem.
Whenever you carry on Yeats describes a lot of countryside and naturalistic imagery " the freckled man”…grey Connemara clothes” emphasising the typical old simple, and hard doing work Irish gentleman, and this can in fact end up being compared to the ‘Irish Airman'. Because both poetry are linked to a specific put in place Ireland, in ‘The Fisherman', it is Connemara, when inside the ‘Irish Airman' it is " Kiltarton Cross”, also in ‘The Fisherman', notice the way the man seems to form included in the landscape " grey place on a hillside in grey”, which displays how, not merely is he wearing Connemara clothes, a local material, nevertheless seems to blend with the surrounding.
Yeats also uses a variety of different syntax's, in order to present the Irish people, and present their different attitudes. Through the simple syntax of the fisherman, " players his flies " showing the quite, simple facets of Ireland to where people live off the land, that in Yeats' eyes is definitely the perfect target audience for him to write to. However the complicated syntax " craven man” which is used, demonstrates the confusion almost, how Yeats is definitely travelling by his best reality, then arriving after the actual fact, to which he detests.
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