The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake - Book 2, Book 2 : Chapter 1, For the Sexes Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, Book 2 : Chapter 1, For the Sexes Summary

This is an entirely different creative work by the author and include his visual art (he both draws and etches).

The label for this section of work is encouraging. Blake clearly has hope for peace and friendship between the sexes. He does repeatedly discuss the troubles caused by the co-mingling of love with jealousy. This theme, however, fades into the background during this sequence of images. Here is a happier time for love, and for man and woman.

Each illustration has been reproduced and printed in simple black and white for the book. The drawings have been reprinted at a rather small size. They are well crafted. The artist has combined a strong technical accuracy with a sense of style.

Each of these has a small inscription that goes along with it. Prior...

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