The Tyger Literature Analysis

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During the Romantic Period writing was as sensational as drive-in movies in the 1970s. Everyone loved them and it was the way to escape real life. People in the Romantic Era felt the exact same way about poems and writers. Two of the most famous poets around that time were Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Blake who wrote his poems, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” (1798) and “The Tyger” respectively. Both poems show different references to God in the divine in nature to pop culture. Coleridge was famous for his lyrical ballads and likes to write poems that make the reader think he is writing about. At the same time, his imagery is intense and impacts readers to pay close attention to his writing. This poem is valued for its appreciation of beauty and nature. During the Romantic era, it was known for poets to write with the power of imagination and striving for the infinite. On the other hand, “The Tyger” does exactly this. In Blake’s radical period when most of his greatest poems are written. The poems are sufficiently often targeted against brutal situations like religion or the monarchy, or any and all cultural traditions – sexist, racist, or classist – which constipates imagination or passion. These…show more content…
A baby goat innocently wandering in this world and when not careful, the lamb can easily be snatched by something so dreadful as a tiger. Blake was trying to question in his poem, “Why does God do such horrible things that destroys other living animals.” Yet, the markings of the tiger are so beautiful he cannot explain why. It is a constant fight in between the good and bad. Something so good for instance, would be the Golden Rule. It is honored greatly because it is a way of life. Doing something bad, would be stealing from a store. It’s not right to do and aren’t good morals to have. These are some of the ways the Tyger is explained in Blake’s point of
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