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An Acre of Grass

In "An Acre of Grass," the speaker, an old man, rails and rages against aging. Rather than being desirable, his mere acre of land shows the elderly speaker's sense of being limited and hemmed in by...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2018 8:14 pm UTC

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An Acre of Grass

In "An Acre of Grass," Yeats' speaker is an old man who believes that books are his "acre of grass." Because he is an old man, he can no longer run around outside to keep fit; his "strength of...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2011 1:29 am UTC

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