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Overview

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Author

W.B. Yeats

Year Published

1920

Type

Short Story

Genre

War Literature

Perspective and Narrator

"Easter, 1916" is narrated in first person from the perspective of an Irish nationalist, assumed to be a persona of Yeats himself.

Tense

"Easter, 1916" is narrated in present and past tenses.

About the Title

"Easter, 1916" references the failed uprising of Irish nationalists, which occurred on Easter Sunday in 1916.

Summary

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