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    William Blake Duality

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    Through his poetry, William Blake sets up dichotomies to reveal aspects of the human condition. By pairing his two poems, “The Lamb” and “The Tyger”, Blake examples the duality and complexity of comfort. When one feels as if their previous beliefs and knowledge has been confirmed, one feels comfort in the order of their mind. However, when an experience goes against their previous understanding, chaos ensues in the mind. William Blake’s life experiences exemplify the comfort in order and struggle against chaos. In the late 1790’s, Blake experienced success when teaching, drawing, and creating engravings; in turn, this created a sense of comfort. However, life stripped away this comfort when in 1803 Blake was accused of verbally dismissing his…

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    William Blake was one of the great first-generation Romantic poets. In his poetry, Blake uses many variations of archetypes, which are basically symbols and represent a specific idea. Although Blake did not use the word 'archetype,' he understood the concept very well. Blake was very interested in philosophy and had an amazing view of nature and life. In his poetry, he often uses animals as his archetypes, such as in “The Lamb” and “The Tyger.” The archetypes he uses in his series of poems…

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    William Blake Can a single person’s view on a war change the way we view the conflict all together? William Blake believed he could change the way his colleagues viewed the American and French Revolutions through his Romantic style of poetry. Therefore, his messages about innocence and philosophy prove why Blake is one of the most influential, English Romantic poets in history. At the turn of the eighteenth century, why did the classical style of poetry shift into an unconventional form?…

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    Selflessness in “The Lamb” and “The Tyger” William Blake is more different than others. He is humbled to help the people around him learn to love art as much as he does. His passionate desire for art is shown through his actions and his artwork, such as his poems. Blake shows the importance of being a successful leader in the world. In William Blake’s poems “The Lamb” and “The Tyger", his selfless character is evident through his life, career, and poetry. William Blake uses his life to help…

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    William Blake William Blake is a poet, painter, and engraver who lived in the late 18th century to early 19th century(G.E Bently). Blake became a well known writer despite his difference between other writers of the time. Through his work as a poet he hoped to achieve change in social order and men’s mind(Poetry Foundation). Although many people of his time thought him crazy, Blake became a strong influence of the Romantic Age and inspired numerous writers and artists throughout the rest of…

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    “The Lamb” and “The Tyger” are two of William Blake’s works which come from two of Blake’s most famous collections of poetry: Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. Both poems speak about the creation of different beasts at the hand of a single creator. In these two poems William Black makes the reader question who creates good and bad. How can god make something so nice and delicate and on the other hand something so fearful at the same time, and why did the creator create two opposite…

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    William Blake was an English poet and artist who was born in 1757 in London, England. He was raised in a middle class family and his father was a hosier. His mother taught him how to read and write as well as sending him to drawing classes. At an early age, he began experiencing visions, such as a tree filled with angels. These visions later had a great impact on the art and writings that he produced. In 1782, Blake married Catherine Sophia Boucher. She was illiterate, but Blake taught her how…

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    William Blake was a 19th century poet and artist who now is regarded as a seminal figure of the romantic age. His work and art has influenced countless writers and artists throughout the years. Blake is even labeled as a “magical” writer and an “original” thinker. Although during his own time period, this artistic genius went wildly unnoticed. Born in 1757 in London, England, William Blake began writing at a young age. He claimed to have his first “vision” of a tree full of angels, at only the…

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    William Blake/"Songs of Innocence"& “Songs of Experience” It is said that as a young child, Blake, had visions and saw God and a tree full of angels. His parents had noticed that he was different from his peers. This allowed him to create ideas for his poems. He was heavily influenced by the Bible as he was growing up so many of his writings were influenced by it. William Blake, a poet, writer, and an illustrator of his own books, known for his poems, "Songs of Innocence," and “Songs of…

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    There are several themes that appear to recur in poetry, such as mortality or wonder at the beauty of the natural world. But one of the most common themes in poetry appears to be finding God in nature. Different poets through different time periods wright about the same thing. The beauty of nature appears almost everywhere, but sometimes people miss it. The poems “The Tyger,” “The World is Too Much With Us,” and “The Lamb” all focus on the beauty and wonder of God through the natural world.…

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