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    Give a short interpretation of William Butler Yeats' "Leda and the Swan."

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    In sum, my own interpretation of William Butler Yeats's "Leda and the Swan" strongly suggests that Yeats wanted to expose the victimization of not only innocent Leda from the classic Greek myth but also perhaps pure Ireland as "Leda" and the mother country. To me, Yeats was implying that the takeover and brutal "rape" politically, socially, emotionally, and economically by England onto Ireland and other parts ...

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    300 words of personal notes briefly validate an interpretation of William Butler Yeats' "Leda and the Swan."