Who Goes With Fergus?

by Pericles Lewis The short lyric “Who Goes With Fergus?” (1892) is representative of William Butler Yeats‘s symbolist phase, in which he aimed, not at the simple one-to-one correspondences of allegory, but at a more subtle symbolism, resistant to decipherment. In this short lyric, “love’s bitter mystery” and the mysteries of poetry are symbolized by… Continue Reading Who Goes With Fergus?