The Poetry Of William Blake And His Poetry

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Antonio Hampton
Dunaway
English 12
27 October 2017
William Blake and His Poetry William blake once said, “In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.” William Blake is known for the love of his gothic art which influenced countless writers and artists through the ages. He was a nineteenth century writer and artist who was regarded as a seminal figure of the romantic age. He has been deemed both a major poet and an original thinker. To get an understand about William Blake's poem is to ask yourself “What is the poem doing?” and “How is it doing that?”. Throughout the essay, an exploration of William Blake’s life and accomplishments will provide along with an analysis of his poems, The Lamb and The Tyger. William blake was born on November 28, 1757, Soho, London where he begun his early writing at a young age. He was misunderstood for the poetry, artistics and visionary that he had throughout most of his life. (biography.com). As he wrote romantic movement which was centered on human spirituality and expressiveness with a focus on nature. (study.com). His poems have lyric aspect, meaning they are very expressive of his emotions and have a melodic quality as later on in his life, he turned more and more toward religion, seeing the bible as the ultimate references to all that is good and evil. (study.com). Blake married catherine sophia boucher, who was illiterate, so he taught her how to read, write, draw,
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