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<div>In this video we can see Rebbeca Balcarcel, who is a poet, a professor and a writer, explaining the poem in a very detail way, including literary techniques, and the meaning of many of the parts of the poem, which she relates a lot with the Greek mythology. She also, gives many opinions during the video that are very interesting to understand the poem from others points of view.</div> www.youtube.com a college prof walks us through the poem, line by line
<div>This video is about the biography of William Butler Yeats, it captures his early years, until he died. Also include some aspects of his personal life, and even his achievements are included. Finally, makes reference on the influences that he and his poetry received.</div> www.youtube.com
<div>This is a video about a ballet dance inspired by the poem "Leda and the Swan", the performance is done by a woman who represents "Leda", and a men, who interprets "the Swan". We can clearly see the most important parts of the poem performed by the dancers. It is a very good representation of the it in such a artistic way.</div> www.youtube.com Choreographer and director Kim Brandstrup's short dance film Leda and the Swan, commissioned by The Royal Ballet for Deloitte Ignite 2014. Performed by dance...
<div>Language essay</div><div><br></div><div>It is an essay which clearly explains Leda and The Swan poem. The author interprets the repe described by william Butler has something beautiful and sexual. In this essay the writer also explains all the literary resources, and give a little analysis of them. As many other writers, he relates de poem with the Greek mythology of "Leda and the Swan".</div> www.ukessays.com “Leda and the Swan” is a poem written by William Butler Yeats. It is a fourteen line sonnet. The poem has many different themes, but the one ...
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Summary and critical analysis</span></div><div><br></div><div>This is an analysis of the poem made almost line by line, in which the poem is interpreed in somehow translated.</div><div>This analysis also relates the poem with the Greek mythology, and how humanity and divinity are united.</div><div>This analysis differs from others in the way that Leda did not win the power because of being touched by Zeus, instead, she won violence. </div> www.bachelorandmaster.com The poem Leda and the Swan by William Butler Yeats shows how Leda was being raped by Zeus in the form of a wild swan and how this copulation led to the destruction of the city of the Troy. Zeus who is known to be a very wise god, one day infatuated by her beauty after seeing naked body while she was bathing in the river Furatos and raped her.
<div>The painting represents the first stanza were the poet describes how Zeus captures Leda, shoves her to ground and she tries to escape but cannot.</div> www.cardcow.com
<div>This image explicity represents what the author describes. The rape of Leda. It help us to imagine how might this have happen.</div> s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com
<div>This image can help us to interpret this part of the poem, where is said: "A shudder in the loins engenders there", Which means is that the swan could engendere in Leda a baby. So now we can wonder how a baby can be born from a bird and a human. The image represents how could it be; babies born from eggs, it is a very good way of represent it.</div> dcadlibrary.files.wordpress.com
<div>Allusion</div><div><br></div><div>The very title is an allusion to the ancient Greek, myth in which Leda, "wife of Agamemnon", is raped by Zeus who appears as a swan.</div>
<div>Rhyme</div><div><br></div><div>It is a Petrarchian poem, that is to say, it was written in the following rhyme scheme:</div><div>a</div><div>b</div><div>a</div><div>b</div><div>c</div><div>d</div><div>c</div><div>d</div><div><br></div><div>e</div><div>f</div><div>g</div><div>e</div><div>f</div><div>g</div>
<div>Imagery</div><div><br></div><div>In the first stanza, the poet describes how Zeus sexually assaults Leda, and how Leda tries to escape from him. However, he finally captures her.</div>
<div>Based on the research about Greek myths that we have been investigating, we can interpret that in this stanza (4th), what the poem means is that what has been endengers (Helen of Troy) will destroy Greek.</div>
<div>Accroding to the Greek Mythology, when a God touch an inmortal, the God transfers all his powers, wisdom, and knowledge, and the ability to see the future, in that way, we can add that in these last couplets the poet, in his question, he is wondering if Leda knew what was going to happen with Greek.(Future time)</div>
<div>In the first two stanzas, the poet represents Zeus rapeing Leda, even when we know that there are many interpretations of "Leda and the Swan mythology", we can infer that William Butler agrees with the idea of the obssession that Zeus had with Leda. </div>
<div>This article suggests that the poem was written because of a request of a new journal after the civil war to support political ideas. And also gives some quotations supposedly said by William butler. In this article the writer tries to connect the poem with political issues, and analyzes it in that way. </div> msu.edu
<div>In this video we can see Rebbeca Balcarcel, who is a poet, a professor and a writer, explaining the poem in a very detail way, including literary techniques, and the meaning of many of the parts of the poem, which she relates a lot with the Greek mythology. She also gives many opinions during the video that are very interesting to understand the poem from others points of view.</div> www.youtube.com a college prof walks us through the poem, line by line