“Leda and the Swan”, how does W.B. Yeats interpret the Greek Myth of Leda and the Swan(Zeus) as well as how one of the Renaissance painters portrays the myth (e.g. Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens).Interpret the poem “Sailing to Byzantium” by William Butler Yeats.

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What for Yeats is the symbolic importance of ancient Byzantium, its culture, and exquisite mosaics?Discuss the Greek quest for beauty (as expressed in classical order, balance, and harmony) in John Keats’ philosophy of art stated at the end of his “Ode on a Grecian Urn”: “Beauty is truth, truth beauty that is all/ Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”Compare and contrast two sculptures: Polycleitus’ Spear-Bearer(p.55 fig. 2.21-high classical style) and Apollo Belvedere (p.65, fig. 2.37-Hellenistic art).*The paper will require some research: Critical thinking and evaluation are also expected. The paper format, as well as its citations and documentation, should follow the 8th edition of MLA Style.