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  • London
    • Context
      • Blake was born in London
      • Anti-authortarian
      • Felt the Church didn't help the children living in poverty
      • William Blake (1757-1827)
      • Was a radical + eccentric
      • Wanted sexual/racial equality
      • Worked during 'The Englighten ment' and 'The Romantic' eras
    • Themes
      • Power of Humans
        • Ozymandias
        • My Last Duchess
        • Storm On The Island
        • Tissue
      • Loss/ Absence
        • Exposure
      • Anger
      • Individual experience
        • Remains
        • Bayonet Charge
        • The Prelude
    • Linked poems
      • Poppies (loss/ absence + individual experience)
      • The Emigrée (loss/absence + individual experience)
      • Kamikaze  (loss/absence + individual experience)
      • War Photographer (Anger + individual experience)
      • Checking Out Me History (power of humans + anger)
    • Techniques
      • Semantic field (dejection + anger)
      • ABAB rhyme scheme
        • echoes relentless misery + despair
      • Rhythm mimics footsteps as he walks around London
      • Dramatic monologue
      • Parallel syntax "In every..."
      • 1st Person
      • Oxymoron "Chartered Thames"
        • Chartered (ordered), Thames (free running river)
    • Quotes
      • "Marks of weakness, marks of woe"
      • "In every infant's cry of fear"
      • "Mind-forged manacles"
      • "Black'ning church"
      • "Hapless soldier's sigh"
      • "Runs in blood down palace walls"
      • "Midnight streets"
      • "Youthful harlot's curse"
      • "Blights and plagues"
      • "The marriage hearse"

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