Tyger and Lamb 1997 Poem

Topics: The Tyger, William Blake, The Lamb Pages: 4 (494 words) Published: April 4, 2013
Tyger And Lamb 1997 poem

Compare/ Contrast Venn Diagram

You just read two poems by Williams Blake, “The Tyger” and “The Lamb”. Now, you are going to be asked to compare and contrast the two poems in a VENN DIAGRAM (see below).

On the OGT test, you might be asked to compare and contrast two different pieces of literature. In order to do so, you must understand what compare/ contrast is. A graphic organizer, such as a Venn Diagram, will help you organize your thoughts.

[pic]If this question were on the OGT, a great strategy to use is LOOK BACK! Look back at the text (poems) to find your answers!

Fill out the Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting the two poems. Compare – How are they similar
Contrast – How are they different

The Lamb from "Songs of Innocence" by William Blake, 1789
Little Lamb who made thee
Dost thou know who made thee Gave thee life & bid thee feed. By the stream & o'er the mead; Gave thee clothing of delight, Softest clothing wooly bright; Gave thee such a tender voice, Making all the vales rejoice! Little Lamb who made thee

Dost thou know who made thee
Little Lamb I'll tell thee,
Little Lamb I'll tell thee!
He is called by thy name,
For he calls himself a Lamb:
He is meek & he is mild,
He became a little child:
I a child & thou a lamb,
We are called by his name.
Little Lamb God bless thee.
Little Lamb God bless thee.

The Tyger from "Songs of Experience" by William Blake, 1794 Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

In what distant deeps or skies.
Burnt the fire of thine eyes?
On what wings dare he aspire?
What the hand, dare seize the fire?

And what shoulder, & what art,
Could twist the sinews of thy heart? And when thy heart began to beat, What dread hand? & what dread feet?

What the hammer? what the chain,
In what furnace was thy brain?
What the...
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