This thesis argues that the reunification of Germany was well overdue
because the German nation arrived at a point in its development where certain truths
about its past no longer applied. The "truth" about Germany and its past cannot be
This thesis explores William Butler Yeats's definitions of himself as poet and also
his role as a poet. Tracing Yeats's definition of himself in these roles as he progresses
from youth to old age allows the reader to observe the changes Yeats...