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Flashcards in The Lake Isle Of Innisfee - William Butler Yeats Deck (10):
1

"I will arise and go now, and go to innisfree."

I - alone
Go - determination + repetition adds to the rhythm of the poem + links to start of poem.
Alliteration - adds determination + creates soft and gentle rhythm and mood.

2

Mood/tone of poem

Relaxed, gentle, peaceful, dreamlike, determination.

3

How rhythm created

1 - rhythm
2 - alliteration (creates soft and gentle rhythm and mood)
3 - repetition (links to start of poem)
4 - meter

4

"Nine bean rows will I have there, a hive for the honeybee,
And live alone in the bee-loud glade."

Alliteration - idyllic, perfect, tranquil, - imagining rural Ireland - alliteration creates soft and gentle rhythm and mood.

5

2nd stanza - uses "peace" twice

This creates repetition for emphasis on rhythm - repetition links to start of poem.

6

"Noon a purple glow"

Visually stunning (imagery)

7

"Cricket sings;" "linnet's wings."
"I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;"

He appeals to our sense of sound - alliteration (creates soft and gentle rhythm) - sibilance (gives smooth flow to poem)
- regularity of the lake water lapping is like a heat beat - it is emphasised by the regular rhyming scheme.
I - reminds us he is alone and its personal.

8

"I will arise a go now, for always night and day."

Determination connects the poem - the "I" reminds us the narrator is alone and its personal - repetition used links to start of poem.

9

"While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements gray,"

I - reminds us he is alone and its personal - the penultimate line jolts us back into the drag of reality - twist in the poem.

10

"I hear it in the deep heart's core."

Emphatic last line - "strong/no doubt"