• Sound Devices and "The Tyger" by William Blake Essay
    through repetitive questioning by comparing the Tyger’s evil personality to that of the innocent Lamb. However, the repetition most successfully adds a sense of darkness and suspense to the piece. The suspense of learning the answers to the contrasting questions and the increasingly dark imagery...
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  • Bless Me Ultima
    In the book Bless me Ultima, there are a lot of connections to the two poems "The Tiger" and "The Lamb". In "The Tiger" the tiger is this fierce scary and sinful creature. The tiger brings sin to people's life. The tiger represents all the sin that is brought to Antonio's life. The sin being when...
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  • Comparison of "The Tiger" and "The Lamb"
    and it also uses Industrial language and violence. The language in the Tyger is more complex than in the Lamb, but the Lamb sounds more archaic and biblical. There are many examples of imagery in both poems. In The Tyger most of the imagery represents passion and hell such as “Fire in thine eyes...
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  • Blake & the Bible
    and imagery that expand the minds of his readers. For the most part, Blake chose to write about the more positive aspects of conservative Christian belief. “The Lamb” exemplifies his idea of an easy, high-spirited conception of the text of the Bible. The poem is child’s song in which he asks a...
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  • The Lamb by William Blake Analysis
    Blake’s faith in Jesus Christ. The apostrophe used in the lyric after lamb gives way to the similarities to the child and the lamb. In addition, Blake’s tone gives reference to a romantically, straight-forward, and sensuous description of God. Blake uses pastoral imagery in this poem for the...
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  • Figurative Language
    . The book of Jeremiah is filled with terrifying figurative language of destruction and death so it is hard to find a positive example of natural imagery. In Jeremiah 11:19, Jeremiah compares himself to a lamb and a tree with fruit, which is a very nice choice for natural imagery, but what is said...
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  • 'How do the stylistic elements reinforce meaning in Blake's poems The Lamb and The Tyger'?
    in life and nature while ‘The Lamb’ celebrates nature as seen through the innocent eyes of a child. Blake examines different, almost opposite or contradictory ideas about the natural world, its creatures and their Creator. Blake uses rhyme, repetition and imagery to enhance these ideas, the...
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  • The Great Gatsby
    doesn't understand why make a lamb and a tiger, because the tiger would devour the lamb. What kind of personality does God have if he could create a creature that is powerful and dangerous like a tiger, and a creature sweet like a lamb? Imagery is used in "The Tyger" in order to...
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  • Tyger
    of rhyming couplets, repition, powerful imagery and alot of rhetorical questions to enhance the piece. He begins the first quatrain with “Tyger! Tyger!burning bright.” Right away he uses repition to catch the reader’s eye. The word “Tyger” is a symbol of all creation. In his poem, “The Lamb”, he...
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  • Lamb to the Slaughter
    story, “Lamb to Slaughter”, the author Roald Dahl builds up this dramatic story by using imagery, irony, and strong character interaction, thus  creating suspense and a bit of humor. One of the literary devices that were used to build drama and suspense is imagery. A scene in the story that...
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  • NOTE ON BLAKE
    the profound truth instead of an abundant use of imageries. The only symbols used in the poem are the Lamb which denores the qualities like gentleness, meekness and mildness and the child, the living evidence of God’s love. Conclusion- It is to conclude that the uniqueness of an exceptional creation...
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  • William Blake
    wondering and analysing as the speaker did in the poem ‘Did he who make the lamb make thee?’ (Blake, 20). The next set of companion poems; ‘Infant Joy’ and ‘Infant sorrow’ are extremely closely related to childhood and can be seen straight off from both the text and the visual imagery surrounding...
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  • William Blake
    .” (Untermeyer, 292) McCarthy 3 Human emotion plays a key role in the development of the lamb and the tyger’s comparison, which Blake creates through imagery and diction. Blake was very talented and “…his work, like his life, fluctuated between the world of pure vision and the world of brute violence...
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  • Beyond Denotations
    into the nature imagery when the speaker sees a “putrid lamb, / Propped with the daisies.” Gone are the happy emotions, replaced by a feeling of horror. Connotation in this poem is used to contrast with what is described in it, and our associations with the fluffy animal are used against us. A lamb...
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  • William Blake "The Lamb and the Tyger"
    illustrated by the use of imagery and descriptive language. First of all, in “The Lamb,” William Blake describes the lamb as a beautiful, delicate, and peaceful creation. The narrator says, “Gave thee clothing of delight, softest clothing, woolly, bright” (Blake 891). Here, he illustrates through...
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  • The Tiger and the Lamb - Comparison
    "The Tiger" and "The Lamb" were both poems by William Blake. In this essay I am going to compare the two poems. Blake as a child was an outcast, and didn't have many friends. He was educated from home by his parents and fond sociability difficult. His family believed very strongly in God but did...
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  • Miss
    into her hands whilst praying which creates sadness. The effects of nature are shown in both poems by strong uses of adjectives. In Clarkes poem we learn that the place is confined of infected animals ‘’this spring a lamb sips caesium on a welsh hill.’’ She is describing a spring scene on a welsh...
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  • Interpretation of Poetic Sound
    the fundamental use of poetic structure, selective alliteration and imagery, accentuates the underlying sounds of a poem; thereby, enabling the reader to better understand the voice or tone being portrayed by the speaker. In Blake's opening lines of "The Lamb," the speaker sets the initial tone for...
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  • William Blake Perfection to the Finest
    Lamb,” contain pastoral imagery. Sometimes a lamb is just a lamb. That is, unless it’s the “Lamb of God.” Or unless it’s the human lambs being shepherded by Jesus Christ. Christianity turns everyone in this poem into a lamb. The poems symbolic, religious meaning comes through in the second stanza...
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  • William Blake: the Tyger
    colour. The Tiger contains only six stanzas, and each stanza is four lines long. William Blake structured his poem with six Quatrains, or four line stanzas. In these stanzas, he uses a variety of rhyming couplets, repition, powerful imagery and a lot of rhetorical questions to enhance the piece. The...
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