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There are many things to compare when it comes to William Blakes The Lamb and The Tyger The Lamb is portrayed with clarity and morality The two poems both have a concern for the natural world of God itself Blake seems to have a high regard for the initiator of the Lamb but as one reads in The Tyger Blake seems to be perplexed as well as bewildered by the tiger He does show that he appreciates the living creature but he also adds that he cannot comprehend how anyone or anything could make such a creature be graceful and at the same time be such a vicious prowler One can understand the status of Blakes beliefs of the Tiger because of the strong words he uses He constructs many references to Hell recounting a furnace the chain and the hammer 130 The whole poem is a portrayal of the potential construction of the Tiger To one a quote such as What dread hand what dread feet 130 can possibly center on the initial creator him or herself Blake might be telling the reader the message that in order to make such a lethal being the makers have to be fairly fatal themselves This might also lead one to the idea that Blake focuses on the mere fact that there is two different creators in this world In contrast though he goes on to wonder if it is just one originator Dost thou know who made thee120 shows the point exactly Perhaps the creator is just one in a whole Blakes capability to make both prowler and prey signifies his skill to create human being within the constraints of his own words Many can understand this correlation since in the world today a person can be both a killer and a victim The only difference between humans and animals though is the decision making process one as a human has a choice
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