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"Dolls" by William Butler Yeats is a hauntingly beautiful collection of poems that explore themes of memory, loss, and the passage of time. The imagery in Yeats' poetry is vivid and evocative, drawing the reader into a world filled with longing and nostalgia. The language is rich and lyrical, creating a sense of intimacy and emotional depth.

Yeats' exploration of the human experience through the metaphor of dolls is both unique and thought-provoking. The poems in this collection examine the ways in which we construct and deconstruct our identities, and how our memories shape our sense of self. The use of dolls as a central motif adds an eerie and surreal quality to the work, heightening the sense of disquiet and uncertainty that permeates the poems.

Overall, "Dolls" is a masterful work of poetry that showcases Yeats' skill as a wordsmith and his ability to delve into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. This collection is a must-read for anyone interested in exploring the complexities of human emotion and the power of language to convey the depths of the human experience.

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William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, his earliest volume of verse was published in 1889, and its slow-paced and lyrical poems display Yeats's debts to Edmund Spenser, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and the poets of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. From 1900, Yeats's poetry grew more physical and realistic. In 1923, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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