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    poems and works that many of us today have analyzed and even criticized. During this time‚ several poets were kind of actively involved in a literary movement known as Romanticism and they were William BlakeWilliam Wordsworth‚ John Keats‚ Samuel Coleridge and other famous poets in his time. William Blake as one of the members of the movement can be considered as a very radical poet during that time for he was somehow preoccupied with the issues of liberalism‚ radicalism and also nationalism later

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    language‚ William Blake expressed his abhorrence of the Church’s deep-rooted stance on faith; such a stance on Christianity was considered blasphemous‚ but he could not be charged with a crime. He believed that with true spirituality‚ the individual could fully engage in their faith and attain eternal salvation without the intrusion of organized religion—for the Church is solely concerned with subduing Christians with an orthodox emphasis on reason. Its rigid practice of faith‚ Blake denounced

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    Songs of Innocence and of Experience Themes by William Blake Major Themes The Destruction of Innocence Throughout both Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience‚ Blake repeatedly addresses the destruction of childlike innocence‚ and in many cases of children’s lives‚ by a society designed to use people for its own selfish ends. Blake romanticizes the children of his poems‚ only to place them in situations common to his day‚ in which they find their simple faith in parents or God challenged by

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    English Assignment Year 10 Name: Brandon Clark William Blake was born in London on November 28‚ 1757‚ Blake passed away on 12 August 1827. James hes father‚ a hosier‚ and Catherine Blake hes mother. Two of his six siblings died in infancy. From early childhood‚ Blake spoke of having visions at four he saw God "put his head to the window"; around age nine‚ while walking through the countryside‚ he saw a tree filled with angels. Although his parents tried to discourage him from "lying‚" they

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    focused on connecting with their audience on a deeper level by writing about mundane topics. William Blake exemplifies this characteristic of Romantic Age poets with his use of animals‚ cities‚ and everyday jobs‚ such as the chimney sweeps. By using such relatable topics‚ Blake’s audience is able to better understand the comparisons included in his Songs of Innocence and his Songs of Experience. William Blake’s poems‚ “The Little Lamb”‚ from Songs of Innocence‚ and “The Tyger”‚ from Songs of Experience

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  • William Blake Metaphors

    How would you feel being dragged into the harsh ideals of war; being forced to fight and potentially die? William Blake‚ an 18th and 19th century poet‚ was easily a rebellious figure who maintained a strong belief in freedom and individuality‚ in which his opinion of war was communicated strongly in “A War Song to Englishmen”. Blake was known for expressing his own dominant ideologies‚ where he was highly criticized for contesting common societal beliefs. Perhaps this was why the essential meaning

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  • Biography of William Blake

    William Blake not only a poet‚ but he was also a painter‚ engraver‚ printmaker‚ and most notably a visionary. Largely unrecognized during his lifetime‚ Blake is now considered a key figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His visual artistry has led one contemporary art critic to proclaim him "far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced". Although he lived in London his entire life except for three years spent in Felpham‚ he produced a diverse

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  • Tiger by William Blake

    “The Tiger” Reflection William Blake seemed like a supernatural poet who thought about the unknown of the universe and pursued to solve them. In his poem "The Tiger"‚ Blake questions the mentality of this so called “God” to create such a violent and harmful animal after having created a kind and gentle one such as the lamb. To understand the poem I had to fully understand the thoughts of the speaker‚ in which there is not a clear addressee‚ considering that the speaker didn’t mention who he or

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  • William Blake Accomplishments

    William Blake was born on November 28th‚ 1757 in Soho‚ London. William’s poems reflect the life and class struggle of himself. His biography explains how his life is conjured in his style of poetry through historical‚ biographical‚ religious‚ and romantic ways; in particular‚ the Chimney Sweeper. He was born in a time where transition was a hardship to battle his way through. A large part of his inspiration‚ according to the bibliography‚ was when he began to see the increasing injustice in the world

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  • William Blake: the Tyger

    William Blake: The Tyger analysis To understand "The Tiger" fully‚ you need to know Blake’s symbols. The title seems to be quite simple. It lets us know that the poem is about a tiger. So‚ we expect it to be just that‚ about a tiger. However‚ as we start reading‚ it becomes clear pretty quickly that this is not just any tiger. It could be a symbol Blake uses to make a far deeper point than something like tigers are scary. It is one of the poem of his collection named: songs of experience. The

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