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  • Speaker's Selective Use Of Diction
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    Understanding the Speaker's Voice: Through Interpretation of Poetic Sound Classical, Early European, Eastern and Modern poetry share structural similarities in their use of rhythm, meter and rhyme; however, sound plays a more subtle role for purposes of interpretation. Poets combine structured rhythmic patterns and the formal arrangement of words with devices such as alliteration to create images in the reader's mind. Two contrasting poems written by William Blake titled "The Lamb" from Songs of...
  • Child Thou A Lamb The Narrator
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    The 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...
  • Lamb And The Tiger
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    Of the many poetic works by William Blake, "The Lamb" and "The Tyger" show a large amount of similarity, as well as differences, both in the way he describes the creatures and in the style he chose to write them. The reader will find many similarities in these two poems. Both of them discuss the creation of the creatures by God. The lines, "Little Lamb, who made thee" and "What immortal hand or eye could frame thy fearful symmetry" clearly show that the poet is referring to a being who is capabl...
  • The Tyger And The Lamb Comparison
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    William Blake wrote both "The Tyger" and "The Lamb."The Lamb", is a poem included in his songs of innocence collection, whilst "The Tyger" is included in the songs of experience. Although they are written by the same author and are both about animals they are very different poems with different purposes and directed at different audiences. "The Lamb" has very simple imagery of a lamb and the poet creates a beautiful bright atmosphere for the lamb to live in, meadows, streams and vales. There is ...
  • Tyger And The Lamb
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    Innocence vs. Evil The Tyger and The Lamb reveal Blake's interest in depicting opposites. Each item symbolizes things that are opposites. The Lamb represents good and peace, while portraying the illusion of a Godly figure. The Tyger represents evil, but in the same matter is able to show itself as a somewhat creation ary figure. As displayed many times throughout both poems, "The Lamb" and "The Tyger" move back and forth between creation and destruction, the ingenious function is that Blake uses...
  • Tyger Vs The Lamb Blake
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    The Tyger vs. The Lamb Blake thought that a poet was a prophet and the poetry that the poet wrote was a prophecy. Through his theory, reintegration of human life was possible. In Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience, it seems that there are opposing views of God in the poems of The Tyger and The Lamb. The speaker in each poem shows their view of God himself. In The Tyger, it seems like the speaker is wondering if God can be both loving and angry, where as the speaker in The Lamb seems to sa...
  • Two Poems The Lamb And The Tyger
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    For this paper, I was thinking about comparing the two poems The Lamb and The Tyger by William Blake. My thesis for the paper would be something along the lines of in Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience, the two poems The Lamb and The Tyger show an interesting transition from "innocence" to "experience". The Lamb is about a God who calls himself a lamb. The God is in fact meek and mild as described throughout the poem. When comparing The Tyger, it seems as though Blake is implying that it ...

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