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songs of experience
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selfless love ''trodden with the battles feet''
what does the clod symbolise
selfish love ''warbled out these metres meet''
what does the pebble symbolise
reader can make own judgement
what do the balanced ideas and lines mean in the clod and pebble?
which poem uses repetition of rhetorical questions like ''is that trembling song a cry?''
the synecdoche ''usurious hand'' is from which poem?
which poem uses hypophora ''it is a land of poverty!''
no-one is trying to stop the trap these children are in
what does the anaphora of ''and their'' show in holy thursday?
pathetic fallacy, hyperbole and represents hell
what technique is Holy Thursday using when they say its 'eternal winter there'
what does the sobriquet ''babe'' in Holy Thursday exaggerate?
shows how the children innocence was disrupted
why does Holy Thursday set up a rhyme scheme of abab then disrupt it?
The Chimney Sweeper
which poem uses the dysphemism ''little black thing''
replicating the sweeps advertisement of his business, but his words have not developed enough yet to pronounce the s in sweep
the elision ''weep!'' in the chimney sweeper means what?
makes it more realistic and shocks the reader
why is the use of dialogue in the chimney sweeper effective?
''clothes of death''
what is the hyperbole chimney sweeper uses?
replicates childlike voice, showing their innocence
why is the use of polysyndeton in the chimney sweeper effective?
presents a self contained, monosyllabic reflective mood
what does the steady rhyme scheme of the chimney sweeper show?
the nurse has turned corrupt and is jealous of the children's joy.
what is difference about nurses song experience compared to innocence?
the jealousy of the nurse
what does the hendiadys of ''green and pale'' show in the nurses song?
''winter and night in disguise''
what pathetic fallacy does nurses song use?
in the innocence poem the children were on a hill, this time they are in a ''dale''. this connotes to hell and a bad atmosphere
why is the setting of the nurses song different?
a jauntiness thetas undercut by content and tone of the poem
what does the analeptic metre in nurses song create?
the control she has over them
the use of the possessive determiner in nurses song ''my children'' shows what?
''hammer'' ''chain'' ''furnace'' ''burnt''
what words are involved in the semantic field of a ''blacksmith'' in tyger
the sound 's' replicates a snake's hiss, snakes are symbols of evil
what does the sibilance throughout the tyger show?
rhyming couplets, trochaic metre and monosyllabic language
the masculine rhyme, hammering beat, in the tyger comes from what?
what does the ''lamb'' reference in the tyger mean?
the tiger has a creator and the tiger is dangerous, which means the creator must be worse. the word ''symmetry'' relates to the relationship between product and creator
what does ''dare frame thy fearful symmetry'' mean in the tyger?
assassination with fall of the angels, the establishment of hell and the demonic evil force
what does the reference ''when the stars threw down their spears'' mean in the tyger?
growth, nature , fertility , wealth
what does the synecdoche ''green'' connote to in the garden of love?
''black gowns'' ''rounds'' ''shalt not'' ''briars''
what words/phrases add to the imagery of a prison in the garden of love?
it is suppose to be a place of peace and gratitude
why is the Biblical reference ''though shalt not'' ironic in the garden of love?
the speaker is over whelmed by the destruction
what does the anaphora/polysyndeton of ''and' symbolise in the garden of love?
its everywhere, speaker is overwhelmed
what does the anaphora ''in every'' in London mean
two polar opposite things. but shows how sexually transmitted diseases were high because of the level of ''harlots curses''
why is the oxymoron ''marriage hearse'' from London so effective?
that the elite are corrupt
what does ''runs of blood down palace walls'' and ''blackening church'' mean?
that without suffering there would be no happiness
what is the human abstract trying to say?
mercy, pity, peace and love
what are the four virtues criticised in the human abstract?
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