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The Lake Isle of Innisfree | Study Guide

William Butler Yeats

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Overview

Author

William Butler Yeats

Year Published

1890

Type

Poem

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

"The Lake Isle of Innisfree" is narrated in the first person from the perspective of a speaker who longs to return to the countryside in order to find peace.

Tense

"The Lake Isle of Innisfree" is narrated in present and future tenses.

About the Title

"The Lake Isle of Innisfree" references an actual island on a lake in Ireland near where Yeats spent summers in his childhood.

Summary

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