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The Second Coming, William Butler Yeats, 1920

Yeats, William Butler. "The Second Coming." Poets.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Apr. 2016.

Lines 21-22 (“And what…be born?”) function in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

A

presenting the speaker’s final conclusions.

B

ending on a note of unresolved ambiguity.

C

suggesting the causes of the beast’s arrival.

D

blending the styles of the previous stanzas.

E

highlighting the speaker’s shame and regret.

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