Songs of Innocence- Introduction

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  • Created on: 11-04-13 15:48
  • The bard visualises a child on a  cloud 
  • The child instructs him to play a tune, then sing, then write his poems down
  • The poem introduces the songs of innocence
  • It consists of 'innocent' writing that is conveyed by simplistic language
  • The poem is a romantic pastoral, which is symbolised by the shepherds pipe
  • 'Lamb' symbolises both innocence and religious imagery in association with Jesus
  • Religious imagery is gesturing…


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