William Blake

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William Blake
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2009-12-02 22:36:28
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Study guide to William Blake, his world and work.
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  1. What major event occurred in France that influenced Blake's outlook?
    The French Revolution
  2. When was Blake born?
    1757
  3. What are the two major works of his that we are studying?
    Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience
  4. What was Blake's job?
    An engraver
  5. The poem 'The Lamb' belongs to which series of poems?
    Songs of Innocence
  6. The poem 'The Little Black Boy' deals with ideas of....
    Religion (natural) and slavery
  7. The poem 'The Chimney Sweeper' critiques society in what way?
    The government's, King and Church's acceptance of child labour

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