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The Tower : key facts

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The Tower 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 The Tower.

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The Tower” 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 (1865 – 1939)
  • Title of the Author:  Irish poet, dramatist, writer, and politician
  • Full Title:  The Tower
  • Original Title: The Tower
  • Published Date: 1928
  • Written Date: 1928
  • Tone: Worried Tone
  • Genre: Modernist Poetry or Symbolic Poetry
  • Rhyme Scheme: This poem is written in free verse.
  • Lines: 196 lines
  • Stanza: 18 stanzas
  • Time Setting: 1898
  • Setting: Lady Gregory’s home, Coole Park, County Galway