William Butler Yeats <<< The place to which Roman Catholics believe that the spirits of dead people go and suffer for the evil acts that they did while they were alive, before they are able to go to heaven >>> (यातना/ कष्ट , शुद्धि का स्थान ) In the short poetic drama Purgatory, the writer W.B. Yeats expresses the following things: The crime of the father will be repeated by his son to an endless cycle of violence. Living beings can render help to the departed soul which suffers in purgatory. The living beings have to suffer the consequences of the sin committed by the dead while alive. Ruined House : Burnt and derelict (ruined/neglected) building before which the play’s only two characters, an Old Man and a Boy (his son), stand throughout the play. The Old Man explains to his disinterested son that he was born in the house and that it was occupied for generations before him by magistrates, colonels, and members of Parliam
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