Slides in this set
maternal Stanza One
When my mother died I was very young,
Money is to
And my father sold me while yet my tongue
Could scarcely cry "Weep! Weep! Weep! Weep!"
So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep.…read more
Stanza Two an identity
Innocence, There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head
That curled like a lamb's back, was shaved; so I said,
"Hush, Tom! Never mind it, for, when your head's
bare, Old before
You know the soot can not spoil your white hair."
soot/white hair…read more
And so he was quiet, and that very night realization of
is to lifestyle
Masses of As Tom was a-sleeping, he had such a sight!
That thousands of sweepers, Dick, Joe, Ned and Jack
Were all of them locked up in coffins of black.
Dead inside? Chimneys?
them up?…read more
To possess the
key must the
angel have locked
And by came an Angel who had a bright key, adjectives
Death is shows
the only happiness
escape of children
from this And he opened the coffins & set them all free; and how
lifestyle they should
Pastoral,Then down a green plain, leaping, laughing they run,"locked up"
setting used as a
contrasts means for
with And wash in a river and shine in the Sun. escapism
black" Sense of
Stanza Five life as
now they Then naked & white, all their bags left behind,
They rise upon clouds, and sport in the wind.
mistrust for Patronizing
Angel as it
And the Angel told Tom, if he'd be a good boy,
children to He'd have God for his father & never want joy.
deal with it
and they can
have their Indoctrinated by
reward later the church…read more