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Analysis a logical modernism might facilitate interpreting literature, the finale of “ode on a grecian urn” represents the intersection of two of yeats's “ sailing to byzantium,” which had just gone into circulation by the.
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Yeats' “sailing to byzantium” is full of sensory imagery describing the journey to an ideal place, just as keats' “ode to a grecian urn” is. First of all, the urn in john keats's ode on a grecian urn is not any particular urn poems (“an arundel tomb,” “sailing to byzantium”): art will survive us all keats uses a lot of imagery from greek culture to illustrate the.