When you are old

When you are old - Analysis of the Poem When you are Old...

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Analysis of the Poem – When you are Old This poem was written by William Butler Yeats. He wrote the poem in order to express his love to a beautiful lady named Maud Conne. Yeats loved her when met her the first time, but Conne refused his courtships and married McBride, which made Yeats can’t do anything but write poem to express his love. When you are old and grey and full of sleep And nodding by the fire, take down this book. And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. Poet assumed when Conne was old, and her beauty and youth had gone away. He wished conne would read his poems and know how beautiful she has been. There are some depressions in these words. Although Yeats did want to see this scene, the day will come sooner or later. How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face. Poet wrote about the past time. There were so many people loved Conne. Now,
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