The Lake Isle of Innisfree by Yeats: Summary, Analysis & Theme


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Yeats was_____poet by nationality.

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1. Yeats wishes to build a cabin with _____.

2. Yeats want to hear the loud drone of_____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of the themes of The Lake Isle of Innisfree and the life of William Butler Yeats with this quiz/worksheet combo. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know about Yeats' background, the content of the poem, and themes explored in the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What Yeats hears in his deep heart's core
  • Yeats' nationality
  • One theme of The Lake Isle of Innisfree
  • The cabin in the poem
  • The sound Yeats wants to hear in The Lake Isle of Innisfree

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important thematic information from the related lesson on The Lake Isle of Innisfree
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding William Butler Yeats' biography to answer a question about his origin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of The Lake Isle of Innisfree to answer questions about the poem's narrative and thematic content

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about Yeats and his famous poem? Then check out the accompanying lesson called The Lake Isle of Innisfree by Yeats: Summary, Analysis & Theme. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes William Butler Yeats' background
  • Understand Yeats' goal with his poetry
  • Explains facts about the real Lake Isle of Innisfree
  • Analyzes the poem 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' and the imagery used
  • Provides a thematic interpretation of 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree'