William Blake Writing Styles in The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake

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Point of View

The point of view for the written works is predominantly third person. The majority of the poetry is written from the synthetic objective perspective. This includes all of the Songs of Innocence and those of Experience.

There are writings within the Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake that do not have this perspective. All of the author's Memorable Fancies, for example, are written from the first person point of view. Here, readers can presume that the author is writing as himself. The Memorable Fancies are not dedicated to fiction. While the artist has not agreed to limit himself from using any creative powers in expressing his ideas, these prose sections of the writings are truthful on the whole.

The perspective of the many writings that include the story of Los, and Urizen, and Britain when she was known in the world as Albion, is a...

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