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Yeats and "The Tower"

Yunwook Chung
2015 The Yeats Journal of Korea  
The Tower" shows the Yeatsian Unity of Being in which his dualism has strength to overcome the limitation of monism from Plato and Plotinus. In addition, this poem shows a unique way of surmounting the problem of death. Intelligence produced from creative imagination affects human emotion to create the mood of peace. The state of peace plays a crucial role in overcoming the problem of death. After all, mixing intelligence and emotion is an originality in "The Tower," which provides a practical
more » ... ovides a practical way to deal with death, in face of death.
doi:10.14354/yjk.2015.48.163 fatcat:rviaec4t2be5nou5y36zriee5u