Blake's The Lamb

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  • The Lamb
    • Form
      • Five rhymed couplets
      • Soft vowel sounds
      • Song-like quality
      • Childish
      • Question and answer form
    • Symbolises Jesus
      • This poem reveals what Blake saw as a more exceptional form of Christianity
      • Satan and God battle - good and bad exist
    • The childs question is both naive and profound
      • The child's answer reveals his confidence in his own innocent faith and acceptance of it's teachings
    • First stanza is a rural description, contrasting with the abstract spiritual matters concerned in the second stanza.


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