Poems of W.B. Yeats: The Rose

What image makes us believe that the world is chaotic, harsh, and disconnected? What makes it so?

The Second Coming (written in the year 1919, after the First World War)

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The imagery and metaphor for the falcon spiralling out of control gives us the sense of our world coming undone. Born out of this chaos comes a great lumbering monster, a rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?