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Urizen’s Pose of Triumph and Failure

In reference to Urizen’s tears in Blake’s work, “The Songs of Los,” signifies a rather triumphant war over the world specifically binding all of Earth’s human dwellers centering around Africa. So, I disagree that Urizen’s tears are due to his remorse, but rather his seemingly apparent triumph over the imaginary, the contradictory, the radical, and […] Continue reading

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Where He Belongs

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

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