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Anderson Tang Professor Garcia English 190 April 30th, 2018 Did I Waste Four Years? You Tell Me. When I first began my adventure as an English major, I was very singular in the thought that my intentions were to only look out for myself, to me, no one, and nothing else mattered. Every obstacle I […] Continue reading
Ololon’s annihilation connection towards her views of being Milton’s contrary are clear. Ololon claims it when she mentions “Is this our Feminine Portion, the Six-fold Miltonic Female? Terribly this Portion trembles before thee O awful Man” (202). She makes connections to Milton by claiming to be the other female Six-fold counterpart to Milton. In a sense, […] Continue reading
By now, I think we have figured out that Blake enjoys his “Genius” and that to retain his “Genius,” he must reside with Los in Hell. It seems that when Milton rose and claimed he was going to “Eternal Death.” He essentially means that he is abandoning the heavens. “Then Milton rose up from the […] Continue reading
Adam and Noah are generally considered figures of religion and followers of God. However, in plate 3 Noah and Adam seem to be disgusted with Urizen’s actions, despite being associated to God. “Adam shuddered! Noah faded black grew the sunny African… Noah shrunk beneath the waters; Abram fled in fires from Chaldea; Moses beheld upon […] Continue reading
By looking at what Isaac Newton accomplished during the enlightenment era, we can gain an understanding to why it had to be Isaac Newton who blew the trumpet to wake Enitharmon up. Blake designed Enitharmon to be a symbol of female domination and restraint. “That Woman, lovely Woman! may have dominion?… Go: tell the human […] Continue reading
So far, what we do know of Blake’s beliefs regarding Swedonborg and the Moravian Church in is that Swedonborg is a false proclaimer; that he claims to have realized certain beliefs before others have. “Now hear a plain fact: Swedonborg has not written one new truth:/ Now hear another: he has written all the old […] Continue reading
Blake creates the idea that experience is not something anybody can gain with just age, that someone who is younger not just in life, but skill could outdo an older, more “experienced” person’s Genius. Blake mentions “The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom; no clock can measure.” Folly is foolishness; […] Continue reading
“And Tom awoke and we rose in the dark And got with our bags & our brushes to work. Tho’ the morning was cold, Tom was happy & warm So if all do their duty, they need not fear harm” Taking into account that Tom and the rest of the other chimney sweepers are lambs […] Continue reading
Before finding inner peace, I was lost. Where can I venture to find peace within myself? Along the path I see nothing but darkness, My feet feel as if they are becoming one with the ground. Never to move again. Will I be forever trapped in this pit of darkness? This realm of shadows […] Continue reading
Blake showed that he detests Reynolds view on art and believes that art is something that people are born with. If you are born without the talent then it is impossible to become better. Blake argues that other artists should break out of the confines of perfection. In Discourse III, Reynolds argues that younger painters […] Continue reading