The Tyger Essay | The Tyger

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The Tyger

Summary: Essay provides a commentary on the poem "The Tyger."
Blake was a poet who wrote about serious adult concerns such as Christian beliefs in a simple childlike form. He interpreted Christianity in his own way and was always questioning it. `The Tyger' is a poem from a collection of his poems, `Songs of Experience'. This book is normally read along side its opposite, `Songs of Innocence', each poem has an opposite in the other book -`The Tyger's' opposite is `The Lamb.'

The Tyger poem is printed with a picture surrounding it; this helps us to understand the verse from the poet's eyes. `The Tyger' picture is gloomy with a dark, dead tree overhanging and shadowing the poem. The Tyger stands powerfully at the bottom. `The Tyger' poem's opposite, `The Lamb', has a lighter picture with the sheep grazing peacefully, one even eating from a human's hand. This again, has a tree bordering the poem, but...

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