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William Blake’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ and ‘Songs of Experience’

‘The little Lamb who made thee, Dost thou know who made thee.’ The lambs introductory lines set the style for what follows, an innocent poem about a amiable lamb and it’s creator (God). It is divided into two stanzas, the first question about who created such a docile creature with ‘clothing of delight.’ There are […]

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Pure Ingenuity

In “The Flowers” and “Shaving” both authors at the beginning of both stories use symbols about joy and happiness, these symbols change during the stories. It’s like a parabola beginning with joy, it gets to a maximum point that’s the climax and then it declines to sadness, help and mercy. Symbols in the story are […]

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The Lady Of Shalott’ by Lord Tennyson

‘The Lady Of Shalott’ by Lord Tennyson, is about a lady who has been banished to the island of Shalott and is only allowed to view the outside world through a mirror. Unfortunately, when Sir Lancelot goes by, the Lady of Shalott looks directly at him and sets off the curse, so she leaves her […]

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William Blake

Author Thomas Wolfe defined the true Romantic feeling as “not the desire to escape life but to prevent life from escaping you”. William Wordsworth’s poetry clearly captures this definition; he uses powerful and meaningful vocabulary to express this desire. In his poem Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, Wordsworth writes about his visit […]

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