Analyzation of William BlakePaper Rating: Word Count: 896 Approx Pages: 4
How does William Blake increase the meaning and feeling of his poem, "The Tyger ?
William Blake, an English poet who was born in 1757, wrote brilliant poems. These poems express deep feelings and have great meaning, but the reader must explore them further to reach their own meaning of the poem. In "The Tyger , Blake diligently explores a timely question about the creation of evil. How does William Blake increase the meaning and feeling of his poem "The Tyger ?
William Blake uses a variety of literary techniques and devices to express his thoughts vividly. One technique Blake uses is rhyme scheme. In "The Tyger , he uses an A, A, B, B rhyme scheme. This type of rhyme scheme that he utilizes gives the poem the feeling of an incantation or spell. That feeling which is created, quite possibly suggests that a spell was used as a part of the creation of the "tyger . This is how Blake uses rhyme scheme effectively throughout the poem.
Repetition is another literary technique that Blake uses to generate feeling and meaning in his poem, "The Tyger . The repetition of the word "tyger in the beginning of the poem immediately captures the attention of the reader and suggests a chant. The repetition of the word "what and numerous question marks throughout the poem is a constant reminder that Blake is questioning the creation of this inscrutable evil. The repetition of the words "their and "He in the fifth stanza pushes the reader to explore who "they are and who "He is. Blake ingeniously ends the poem by reiterating the first stanza, but makes one minor change. He replaces the word "could with "dare in the final line because in the first stanza he questions who could be powerful enough to make the tyger? In the final stanza, Blake wonders who, if they ha... Continue Reading