Aleel’s Transcendental Vision in W.B. Yeats‘s The Countess Cathleen
Keywords:Countess Cathleen, Aleel and vision.
W.B. Yeats (1865-1939) discussed different issues in his plays. He dramatized the Irish society, folklore, and nationality. The Abby Theatre became his platform for Irish national art and his struggle for the Irish unity, prosperity and strength. The poet according to Yeats is a visionary, a wanderer, and an activist. The paper aims at analyzing Aleel’s self-conflict and his repeated attempts to persuade Countess Cathleen of leaving her quest for the sake of their love and sublime life. Besides, it will explain Aleel’s journey towards Countess Cathleen ‘s pole of objectivity.