Who are the characters in Easter 1916 by Yeats?


Who are the characters in "Easter 1916" by Yeats?

"Easter, 1916" by Yeats:

"Easter, 1916" is a 1921 poem by Irish poet William Butler Yeats. The speaker in the poem expresses ambivalent feelings about the events of that day, the day after Easter when the people of Ireland staged a rebellion against British rule in their country.

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The characters mentioned in the poem were historical participants in the uprising, most of them personally known to the poet. Characters include: the...

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