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Tiger and Lamb We often see many authors that write different poems with similar themes Believing in something very strongly and passionately these authors tend reflect this nature in their work They reflect personal experience either theirs or others In the poems The Lamb and The Tiger by William Blake the poet discusses similar themes in both poems The main question Blake is asking in these two wonderfully written poems is how can the same God create a vicious and evil tiger and an innocent lamb at the same time In the poem The Lamb Blake discusses various points questioning creation and religion He describes the lamb as an object of innocence and purity We clearly see this in line 5 of the poem The Lamb Gave thee clothing of delight Softest clothing woolly bright Gave thee such a tender voice line 5 Blake develops a sophisticated and personal mythology that is the bases of almost all of his ideas in his poems The creator of the lamb refers to Himself as the lamb as well With this Blake brings religious meaning into the poem because in the New Testament Jesus of Nazareth is referred as Gods Lamb The fact that there is biblical discourse in this poem makes it inspiring and full of hope We see another reference to religion in line 15 He is meek and He is mild This quotation is found in the New Testament where God is believed to be all forgiving Throughout the poem he questions how the lamb was created asking Dost thou know who made thee This again is a theme of divine intervention There are other themes that come out from this poem Blake describes the lamb as a symbol of childhood innocence as well Just like innocent children lambs tend to be nave and innocent They are gentle and loving The poem was written as if it was a childrens poem It uses
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