Critically analyze The Tyger by William Blake.

Answer: The Tyger is a vastly popular and much quoted poem from his collection Songs Of Experience, which describes the creation of the tiger and in doing so, emphasizes the dichotomy of creation and marvels at the power of the creator. The first stanza describes the fiery tiger in the dark night forest. Blake wonders Read More

Discuss the significance of Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake.

Answer: Showing more than ‘the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul’, Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience reveals a symbolic development which existed in opposition to conventional concepts of modernity and morality. Blake’s writings are an endeavor to loosen or break societies ‘mind-forged manacles’, which had been created through the edicts of Read More

Describe the biography of William Blake.

Answer: William Blake, (born Nov. 28, 1757, London, Eng.—died Aug. 12, 1827, London), English engraver, artist, poet, and visionary, author of exquisite lyrics in Songs of Innocence (1789) and Songs of Experience (1794) and profound and difficult “prophecies,” such as Visions of the Daughters of Albion (1793), The First Book of Urizen (1794), Milton (1804[–?11]), Read More