Easter 1916 : key facts

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Easter 1916 is a notable literary work by William Butler Yeats. A complete discussion of this literary work is given, which will help you enhance your literary skills and prepare for the exam. Read the main text, key info, Summary, Themes, Characters, Literary Devices, Quotations, Notes, to various questions of Easter 1916.

key facts

Easter, 1916” is a famous poem by William Butler Yeats. Look at the key facts of the poem to get a quick conception.

Writer: William Butler Yeats
Title of the Author: Irish poet, dramatist, writer, and politician
Full Title: Easter, 1916
Original Title: Easter, 1916
Published Date: 1916
Written Date: 1916
Tone:  Complex and Reflective
Genre: Lyrical Poetry
Rhyme Scheme: ABAB
Total Lines: 80 lines
Stanza: 4 stanzas
Time Setting:  Monday, April 24, 1916
Place Setting: Ireland (probably the city of Dublin)