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    Byron’s Heaven and Hell William Blake was ahead of his time, not just with his writings, which impacted the writers and cultures that came after, but his lifestyle and mentality pushed the envelope for the human thought process. His writings contemplated the morality of man, leaving such a mental mark on the reader, as they are left to see Blake’s world blend into theirs after reading. These bold ideas that stemmed from Blake’s psyche, were that which outlined Lord Byron’s own view with the world. Byron created a character model of an individual that was more than that of man, curious, in search for endless answers, rebellious, questioning that which interacted with his soul, and persistent, which allowed the character to brace and venture into other worlds. This character in its own, is like Blake’s personality, who questioned everything from the powers that make up our world, to acknowledging the grand mechanics working around them giving astonishment and admiration to how nature can influence one’s thought in solitude. Blake wrote onto his own platform, etched plates, for these prophetic writings, symbolizing the sublime he brought into this world, with awe and wonderment through this visionary aspect, blending in the biblical aspect of this visual device. Lord Byron had his own character is such a light, being able to be a visionary while facing terror in other worlds, bringing shock to the reader, while showing the broken and asymmetrical thoughts of a rough and…

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    In Caroline, Or Change by Tony Kushner, Kushner tells the story of a black woman named Caroline, who is a domestic worker living in New Orleans. Caroline works for the Gallman's, and in the house, she befriends Noah, a young boy who recently lost his mother to cancer. The play focuses on two aspects of change: pocket change and the literal idea of change. In an attempt to get Noah to stop leaving pocket change in his clothes, Noah’s new stepmother, Rose, allows Caroline to keep any of the change…

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    “Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.”(Book 6, Voltaire) An experience that can improve human life, where disappointment is the important passage from innocence to experience, which is the experience of our own self being. The innocence represents childhood, the period of naivety, honesty and honor. Whereas, the experience qualifies through the journey of…

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    Compare and Contrast “The Lamb” and “The Tyger” “The Lamb” and “The Tyger” are written by William Blake. These were his two famous poetry in his collection. The difference between these two poems is that each poem belong to two different poetry of Blake’s collection. Two biggest collection of poetry from William Blake are the Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. The Songs of Innocence are poetries that have happy poems like the poem “The Lamb.” The Songs of Experience are poetries…

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    what furnace was thy brain? What the anvil? What dread grasp, dare its deadly terrors clasp!” As a result of the rhyming couplet, onomatopoeia and alliteration. I can picture and hear a blacksmith hammering away on his anvil, as he is taking his time in making this beast, admiring everything he does, one body part at a time. In the second last quatrains, Blake use personification when he wrote, “When the stars threw down their spears and water'd heaven with their tears”. This is an example of…

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    The Egyptian people of the Predynastic period show that even before domestication, mankind was familiar with these animals. Archaeologists unearthed wild cat remains that were consciously put into human graves in Predynastic sites such as al-Badari and Abydos (CITE). In the eleventh Dynasty, there was a painting found at Koptos, Egypt that depicted a cat sitting behind the feet of a woman; this activity and depiction suggest that the woman had some kind of protection and control over the cat. By…

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    In room 303 we have studied many texts. Along with those texts came many authors. Though there have been many influential authors in the era we are studying, William Blake was very high on that list. Three of the texts that he wrote are called “The Lamb”, “The Tyger”, “Infant Sorrow”, and “The Chimney Sweeper”. From these four texts, you can get many archetypes that blake had. From the texts Lamb, Tyger, Sweeper, and Infant, the archetypes of innocence and youth, oppression, and struggles of the…

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    Mac And The Shepherd

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    Mac stole a sheep from the shepherds after casting a sleeping spell. The shepherd’s went to his house and found his wife Gil holding a baby. Little by little the “baby” started sounding and looking like a sheep by making sheep noises, having a long snout, horns, and had a mark on its ear (WakeField,17-18). The gift the shepherds gave the sheep was a sixpence. The meaning for that was people needed money because they lived in harsh times and money was needed to survive. The angel came to the…

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    The central idea in the poem “America” by Claude McKay is that even though America is strong and powerful in sometimes negative ways, the poet loves and respects her for those qualities. The poet’s usage of analogies contributes to the central idea of the poem by describing the harsh qualities of America. McKay compares the relationship between a citizen and America to a person having a tiger’s tooth sunken into their throat when he says “And sinks into my throat her tiger’s tooth, / Stealing my…

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    that is also well protected? Apparently the creator was at war with some group. The lines, “When the stars threw down their spears/ And watered heaven with their tears” (Blake, lines 17-18) symbolize that the group attacked the tiger; however, surrendered later after the battle had begun. These six line of the poem allows use to see how powerful the tiger really is. The last reason the tiger is considered powerful in the poem because of the poem’s theme. In order to understand the theme of…

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