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W.B. Yeats's Glasses
Wbyeatsglasses

Origin

W. B. Yeats

Type

Glasses

Effects

Allow the user to look at the world with Yeats mindset and makes them able to write brilliant poetry.

Downsides

Make the user focus only on writing the poetry, and nothing else.

Activation

Wearing

Collected by

Mr. Stall

Section

Clio-362A

Aisle

894-6352

Shelf

56542-4565-458

Date of Collection

Jan.21.2012

[Source]


OriginEdit

William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms. Yeats was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and, along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn, and others, founded the Abbey Theatre, where he served as its chief during its early years. In 1923 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature as the first Irishman so honoured for what the Nobel Committee described as "inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation." Yeats is generally considered one of the few writers who completed their greatest works after being awarded the Nobel Prize; such works include The Tower (1928) and The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1929). Yeats was a very good friend of American expatriate poet and Bollingen Prize laureate Ezra Pound. Yeats wrote the introduction for Gitanjali, which was about to be published by the India Society.

Yeats was born and educated in Dublin, but spent his childhood in County Sligo. He studied poetry in his youth and from an early age was fascinated by both Irish legends and the occult. Those topics feature in the first phase of his work, which lasted roughly until the turn of the 20th century. His earliest volume of verse was published in 1889 and those slow-paced and lyrical poems display debts to Edmund Spenser, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and the Pre-Raphaelite poets. From 1900, Yeats' poetry grew more physical and realistic. He largely renounced the transcendental beliefs of his youth, though he remained preoccupied with physical and spiritual masks, as well as with cyclical theories of life.

EffectsEdit

The wearer will experience the world through Yeats' eyes and will feel compelled to write their own poetry, which will always prove brilliant. However, they will slowly cut themselves off from everything else to focus exclusively on their writing.

CollectionEdit

Mr. Stall was sent to a auction house by Artie to bid on a few objects, the glasses were one of them.

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