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William Blake’s “The Lamb” and “The Tyger”

In my first blog post on Blake’s poem sequence, The Songs of Innocence and The Songs of Experience, I discussed the structure of the work that Blake had in mind. Each half of the poem sequence presents two contrary states … Continue reading

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William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience

I included William Blake’s  poem sequence, Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, for how powerful these poems are. While his poetry may have a nursery–song like quality about them, his subject matter – the exploitation of children by a … Continue reading

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