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Lamb's Godlike Quality And Innocence
664 wordsA time lost in it's own morals, seeks refuge in the knowledge and innocence of the past. William Blake used direct dictation through his poem, "THE LAMB", in disseminating his theorem, which we, humans, seek to find peace within our selves only after reestablishing our identity with something pure. In the poem William Blake uses the Lamb, as a vessel, to interpret the innocence, we would seek to use. The speaker is seeking answers to his questions, about how the lamb gained such natural innocenc...
Speaker Towards The Lamb
770 wordsThe lamb is a symbol of innocence, ignorance, purity, and self justification. In William Blake's poem The Lamb, children are biblically innocent and the speaker contrast himself to the higher divinity. In this interpretation of children the speaker may possibly be trying to use ignorance as an excuse for sin in his life. The lamb's natural gifts are clearly envied by the speaker, the gifts being food, shelter, and happiness. William Blake may have used this scene of fertile valleys to allow the ...
Lamb From William Blake
745 wordsIn William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience, the gentle lamb and the dire tiger define childhood by setting a contrast between the innocence of youth and the experience of age. The Lamb is written with childish repetitions and a selection of words which could satisfy any audience under the age of five. Blake applies the lamb in representation of youthful immaculateness. The Tyger is hard-featured in comparison to The Lamb, in respect to word choice and representation. The Tyger is a poe...
Holy Thursday From The Songs Of Innocence
518 wordsLife The progression from innocence to experience to "higher innocence" is an essential part of life that William Blake discusses through his poems. In the state of innocence of the human soul, the whole world is perceived as good. Because God is good and He creates all, everything is accepted without question. Then in the state of experience, all is bad and dominated by evil. The morality of God is doubted. Through experience, everything is questioned instead of just being accepted as the ultim...
Child Thou A Lamb The Narrator
837 wordsThe gentle lamb and the menacing tyger in Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience shows the contrast between the innocence of childhood and the experience of adulthood. The first two lines of. The Lamb sets the style of childish inquisitiveness, Little Lamb who made thee / Doubt thou know who made thee (1-2) The poem is divided into two stanzas, the first containing the questions about who made the little lamb and about, Who gave thee clothing of delight / Softest clothing wooly bright (5-6) g...
State Of Innocence
794 wordsChildren embody the very essence of innocence. They see the world through virgin eyes, hear life with fresh ears and create the world with a simple mind and pure heart. It is about the only time in a person's life when the weight of sin, corruption, egotism, and hatred are not blurring their vision and thoughts. It is the only time a person is completely free. But this state of innocence becomes separated and exiled once experience has tainted the soul. William Blake conveys this theory in his w...
First Stanza Of The Lamb William Blake
1,273 wordsWILLIAM BLAKE William Blake was born on 1757. He grew up in the middle of London. Since Blake lived in a bad part of the neighborhood, he was poorly educated. Around the age of ten his father had enough money to send him to drawing school and then at fourteen he became an engraver. Blake realized that he was not any good at being artistic. Starting in 1778 Blake began making a living by giving booksellers and publishers with copperphte engravings. In Blake's later years he began to write The Gat...
Lambs Symbol Of Innocence Madeline
564 words. "Seemed taking flight for heaven, without a death" Christianity believes in life after death. One goes to either heaven or hell once they die and it is impossible for one to do so when they are still alive. This line suggests something that takes place before its time (too early). Madeline's loss of virginity. "Past the sweet Virgin's picture... ". Suggests that she is past her "virginity" period. Foreshadows that she's going to lose her virginity... "His prayer he saith, this patient, holy ma...
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