Category Archives: five senses

Tears That Transcend

Urizen is a key character amongst the world of Blake whom captivates reason and rationality in a dangerous, threatening form. He is defined as “more than what we commonly understand by ‘reason’ as he is the limiter of Energy, the lawmaker, and the avenging conscience.”(Damon, S. Foster. A Blake Dictionary, Dartmouth College Press. Kindle Edition.) […] Continue reading

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Cursed Attributes of Humanity

In his compiled work Marriage of Heaven and Hell, William Blake conveys several unconventional ideas and concepts inspired by Moravian beliefs, including a heavy emphasis on the body and the soul. In the first of  four “A Memorable Fancy” passages, Blake writes about encounters with the infernal depths of Hell while collecting the Proverbs of […] Continue reading

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