William Blake: A Primary Source Of Inspiration

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William Blake was born in London, England on November 28, 1757. Blake left school at a young age, only staying to learn how to read and write. The Bible was a primary source of inspiration for him, he claimed to have received visions from God at a young age. Blake was multi-talented in the arts, not only was he a poet, but he was also a painter and an engraver. He also taught his illiterate wife to read and write. Blake’s work was considered a very influential figure of the Romantic Age. He worked hard on projects up until his death on August 12, 1827, some were left unfinished. Though his work went unrecognized during his lifetime, Blake’s creations have remained a heavy influence for modern-day writers and
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