Category Archives: sin

The Sin of Logic

Christopher Ingle I am not a fan of the idea that Urizen is feeling remorse during “The song of Los.” First, we have to remember that Urizen is the equivalent to the devil. Though he is also a creator, he is also fallen. He uses logic and conventional reason. Here is the problem. reason and […] Continue reading

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Is Nudity the Way to Salvation?

This post is in response to the question, “Why does Milton need to ‘go down to self-annihilation and eternal death’ (Plate 15, ln. 22; p. 162)?” In order to answer this question, I referenced the image on plate 15 in the Blake Archive. This particular image depicts Milton standing naked with what looks like his […] Continue reading

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