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The Second Coming Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for The Second Coming is a great
resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
On the way home from giving his application, Hans saw men throwing bricks into the window of a Jewish clothing shop and writing “Jewish filth” on the door. He returned to the Nazi headquarters, broke the window with his fist, and said he could no...
"The Second Coming" is a response to a world wracked by violence. Yeats wrote the poem 1919, right after the end of World War I, in which 16 million people were killed in a horrifying display of the power of modern technological warfare and of the...