"A Tyger"

by Kayla and Darryl

William Blake (1757-1827)

Durning his lifetime his work didn't get much attention and a lot of his works weren't published reasons for that is because people that read his works thought them and himself as weird, confused,and mad. Blake was also a visual artist and provided illustrations for his power .

"The Tyger"

"The Tyger" is not a freeverse , it has a rhyme scheme of
A
A
B
C

D
D
E
E

F
F
G
G


H
H
I
I

J
J
K
K

A
A
B
C

There is a shift in stanza 1 and to the last stanza where Blake changes "Could Frame thy fearful symmetry" to "Dare frame thy fearful symmetry"
This poem is about God's creation of the world and animals after the war in heaven. ("What immortal hand or eye,could frame thy fearful symmetry?")
This poem is interwined with his poem "The Lamb" ("Did he who made the lamb make thee")