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William Blake and his Poetry
A comparison and contrast of William Blake's "A Poison Tree" and "The Human Abstract".
# 120847 | 1,750 words | 17 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (English) , Literature (Poetry)

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This paper compares and contrasts "A Poison Tree" and "The Human Abstract" by William Blake. The paper looks at how both poems, though different in tone, reflect Blake's understanding of human nature. The paper also discusses Blake's world view.

From the Paper:

"William Blake was an English poet and painter who was born to a successful London hosier who was also a Dissenter in terms of religion. Blake himself was apprenticed to James Basire. an engraver specializing in antiquarian and topographical work. It was during this apprenticeship that Blake learned the artistic skills which would serve him well when he turned to poetry. Many of his volumes of poetry and individual poems are augmented by engravings created by Blake..."

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