International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 10, Part I (2016)
Necessity of learning life skills – A reading of W. B. Yeats’ The Ballad of Father Gilligan
R Gomathy and J Rajini
The racing lifestyle of the mankind is in need to take a break from their digitalized world to look at something that we have forgotten long back. Such forgetfulness of the mankind has made them insensitive towards the values of human. There is a compulsion and urgency for the people to become aware of this scenario and act accordingly. This paper aims a reminding people to think about the values like responsibility, acceptance, emotional nourishment, life skills and inner peace. A twentieth century poem W. B. Yeats’ The Ballad of Father Gilligan is taken to explore such values that can be adapted in everyday life. This paper helps the readers to understand the behavior of the external world and also reconcile the forgotten values.
How to cite this article:
R Gomathy and J Rajini. Necessity of learning life skills – A reading of W. B. Yeats’ The Ballad of Father Gilligan. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(10): 570-572.