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Sailing to Byzantium

This posting examines Yeats' "Sailing to Byzantium" in terms of aging themes and use of imagery.

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As you explore aging in Yeats' "Sailing to Byzantium," please note how Yeats rejects the human world and dreams instead of Byzantium, He uses this place as an imaginary intellectual sort of utopia.

Please notice how he uses the sailing metaphor to represent his quest or voyage toward death. He uses imagery to show aging and his ...

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This posting assesses Yeats' "Sailing to Byzantium" in terms of aging themes and use of imagery.

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