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by William Butler Yeats

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Describe the contrast between the city life and life at Innisfree in "The Lake Isle of Innisfree."

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The beautiful poem "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by William Butler Yeats describes a daydream that the poet has while living in the midst of a city. He envisions living in solitude and building a simple cabin, planting rows of beans, and keeping beehives. He will hear the singing of crickets, the humming of the bees, and the lake water gently lapping the shore. He will see birds flying in the sky and the loveliness of the...

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