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The Second Coming

William Butler Yeats

To cite this poem in a research paper, copy the citation below. While we make every attempt to keep our formatting to the latest standard, make sure you double-check that your works cited is written in the format required by your instructor.


MLA (Modern Language Association) Format:

Yeats, William Butler. “The Second Coming.” Poetry X. Ed. Jough Dempsey. 14 Nov 2003. 24 Apr. 2014 <http://poetry.poetryx.com/poems/1683/>.


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