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Poem a Day 2014: Yeats, “Leda and the Swan” (#24)

The events sung and recounted in The Iliad, The Aeneid, and The Oresteia all took place because of one shockingly violent act. That act is the mythological subject of Yeats’ poem: “Leda and the Swan” W. B. Yeats A sudden … Continue reading

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