Theme of Old Age, Death and Immortality in W.B. Yeats’ Poetry

Ms. Priyanka


It goes without saying that the theme of the old age is the pivot around which the poetry of W.B. Yeats revolves. W.B. Yeats is primarily known for his mature poetic vision on the basis of it, he has shaped his poetry, and has moulded it what is known as ‘Unity of Being’. In many of Yeats’ poetry, the theme of old age is the recurrent theme that can be found running through his works. But, the poet has delineated old age not as the embodiment of sorrows, sufferings and predicaments, rather it is symbolic of maturity and wisdom as one comes across with the passage of time.

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