The Tyger Essay | "Comment on the Theme of Creation and Man's Involvement in `the Tiger' and `the Lamb'

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"Comment on the Theme of Creation and Man's Involvement in `the Tiger' and `the Lamb'

Summary: The theme of creation come across in William Blake's poems The Tyger and The Lamb. These are compared and contrasted.
Both the Tiger and the Lamb pose the question "Who made thee""

The poems begin to show an obvious contrast by answering this question, developing two very different ideas of Creation.

The central theme in The Tiger is that of The Creator as a blacksmith, indicated by use of language such as `hammer', `furnace' and `anvil'. These create very dark imagery in the poem, and gives the effect of a very sombre creation of life. These descriptive words all have the connotations of being man-made, thus creating a theme of creation being as a result of man's interference. The theme of creation is first alluded to in the first stanza, with the use of ` what immortal hand...frame'. The use of `immortal' gives the allusion of some kind of supernatural/inhuman creator. Blake has...

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