Songs Of Innocence In The Tiger By William Blake

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William Blake is an English poet, lived from 1757 to 1827 and he wrote many poems from the beginning of the Romantic Movement. This period was associated with the French revolution. The poet lived very simple life and he worked as a craft man and painter in his early life. He wrote many poems which include songs of innocence and the songs of experience. Songs of innocence which he published in the year 1789 whereby at the same time the French revolution is also happen in the same year. In his poem songs of innocence focus on wonderful thing and the nature of childhood. His poem song of experience was published after 5 years in 1789, which explains about adult life which is completely different from the innocence life. In his poem ‘The Tiger’, this was written in Blake’s collection of poems falls under the songs of experience. In this poem, the use of language is more complex than the songs of innocence. For example in the very beginning of the poem, we can see that “what immortal hand or eye could frame thy fearful symmetry?” The poems talk about the origins of animal to address more theological question regarding the role in nature. Basically the Tiger symbolises fire in reality. The speaker wonders fearful creation. The poem composed of six quatrains in rhymed couplets like children’s songs or rhymes. The meter is regular and rhythmic which has central image. The Tiger consist entire unanswered question in which the poet leaves us to wonder at the creation of
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