The Wild Swans at Coole by Yeats: Summary, Poem Analysis & Theme

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Yeats was inspired to write the poem after seeing what at Coole Park?

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1. After the swans fly away in stanza two, the speaker of the poem feels what?

2. One theme in the poem is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'The Wild Swans at Coole' is a poem by William Butler Yeats, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the imagery and theme found in the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Inspiration for this poem
  • Theme of 'The Wild Swans at Coole'
  • Yeats' word usage and meanings

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding emotions portrayed in 'The Wild Swans at Coole'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the theme in this poem

Additional Learning

To learn more about this poem, review the following lesson called 'The Wild Swans at Coole' by Yeats: Summary, Poem Analysis & Theme. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Read or listen to 'The Wild Swans at Coole'
  • Understand the themes of this poem
  • Learn about the life and work of Yeats
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