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William Blake and His Views of Opposites

Summary: William Blake and the significance of opposites in his poems
William Blake believed that opposites were a necessity to living. Most all of his works were based on opposites and how they worked and formed a livable society. Although his writing was not very popular during his time, it became acceptable over the years. His differences between opposites, such as innocence and experience, are described in many of his writings.

Innocence and experience were Blake's main focus when using opposites. Innocence is evident in "The Lamb." The idea of the lamb not knowing who its creator was forms a sense of unknowing or innocence in all its entirety. The poem itself glorifies the creator in having such a source of gentleness, selflessness and love. His word choices such as tender, meek and wooly give the reader a feeling of the lamb's gentle nature. His poem, "The Tyger" has a completely different feeling to...

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