In the poem Easter 1916, the author W.B. Yeats having an ambiguous attitude towards the Easter Rising is because of the contradiction between his values and nationalism, his personal feelings of love and respect, people’s attitudes before and after the rebellion. To start with, I would like to give a brief background of the poem. The poem Easter 1916 was written between May and September back in 1916, which was right after the rebellion movement conducted by the Irish called...
I was the girl whom everyone thought to be the ‘’slut’ or better referred to as the ‘’wannabe.’’ I was always looked down upon by others for my so-called hourglass figure and luxurious dark curled hair some called unfair but I called it gifted. I was the girl that everybody thought they knew but didn’t even come close to. I was that girl. I was twelve when it happened, that strong smell of Axe cologne that just hit me, the...
Working with a group can be challenging and exhilarating but my group members and I worked very well together in completing this project for our presentation as we each came up with enough information during meetings, and we made a WhatsApp group chat in order to keep in contact and get each other’s feedback. Our group consisted of three people and we met up occasionally to visit the venue we planned to analyse and hold the Easter Wonderland event which...
Easter holiday is one of the christian religious holidays in our country. According the fact that Easter is a very important day for all Christians, it is also associated with the coming of spring, warmth, sunshine, and, of course, with Easter cakes, painted eggs and other tasty things that are usually put on the table. In addition, on this day, the whole family sit together at the table, and of course, it’s not without the nice presents that the closest...
We see the moon as a beautiful bright light gleaming in the night’s dark abyss. The round wonder that mankind thought to be the end all and be all of measuring time, was eventually proven to be leading them to a dead end. What hunters and farmers truly needed was a calendar to predict when the seasons would change. To them, having such a calendar would be a game changer. The crucial knowledge of when to plant seeds, prepare for...
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There are seven signatures to the Irish proclamation of 1916. The first of these signatures belonged to a Fenian man named Thomas James ‘Tom’ Clarke. Clarke was strong in will and had the endurance to go into insurrection for sixty years of Fenianism. Clarke endured the age-long national struggle against British foreign rule for political, social, and religious servitude that ended in the realization of hope long deferred.[footnoteRef:0] Clarke served two martyrdoms in his lifetime, one in a prison cell...
This essay will focus on Williams, J. Nixon, E. Smyth, E. And Watson, D. (2016). “Cherishing all the Children Equally? 100 years on from the Easter Rising” Oaktree press. Cork, Ireland, a longitudinal study of children in Ireland concerning the 1916 proclamation that all the rights of children will be cherished equally. The author will focus on health, the change in family models and also childcare to examine whether or not the needs and rights of children in Ireland are...
Holy Thursday is called Maundy Thursday for the reason that the word Maundy comes from the latin, ‘mandatum’, or ‘command’ which refers to the instructions Jesus gave his disciples at the Last Supper. In many countries the day is known as Holy Thursday and is a public holiday. Maundy Thursday is part of Holy Week and is always the last Thursday before Easter. There are a few theories about why Good Friday is called Good Friday, but only one seems...