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In the poems London Beach Burial A poison Tree The Garden of Love Journey of the Magi and Ulysses by Blake Slessor Eliot and Tennyson simple images of objects actions and ideas are used to develop universal themes of life death social decay religion and human alienation London and Beach Burial both use simple images to express the speakers human journey to despair Journey of the Magi and Ulysses both explore a reflection of a journey and its impacts on life through images A Poison Tree and The Garden of Love are little tales describing the suppressions and confessions of anger and the destruction that the corrupted church provokes London by William Blake and Beach Burial by Slessor both heavily rely on simple images of death and pain to explore and develop the themes of life and its miseries In London Blake is highly critical of London and wretched lives that Londoners lead but he is also critical of institutions such as the church the monarchy and especially marriage which takes away peoples freedom London uses simple of images of colour such as blackning church and midnight streets to evoke a sense of darkness which can be further interpreted as a notion to death As the hapless soldiers sigh runs in blood down Palace walls a vivid criticism of the monarchy who wage wars without a thought for those who do the fighting is asserted The simple image of the chimney sweeper How the chimney sweepers cry contributes to the depiction of Londons period of industrialisation This simple yet effective imagery demonstrates the rigidity of Londons society at that particular time Like London Beach Burial uses images of suffering and desolation to reveal the speakers recognition of the great democracy of death Dead seamen gone in search of the same landfallWhether as enemies they fought Or fought with us or neither the sand joins them together Slessor illustrates a stark description of death and
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