the tyger

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A famous poem of "The Tyger" was regarded in its time as very strange but many of its idea make sense to the modern reader. William Blake, who was the author of the poem. He was born on 28 November 1757, and died on 12 August 1827. "The Tyger" was a poem that with a religion background. It expresses wonder at the fearsome side of God. Within the poem, the tiger is beautiful but at the same time fierce …

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…of fighting. Therefore, when the spears are thrown down, it means the fighting is over. In the fifth stanza, it mentions the "Lamb" that is an opposite of the "Tyger". "Did he who made the Lamb make thee?" (20), The "Lamb" make the reader thinks of meekness and sweetness. It also represents a symbol of suffering innocence and Jesus Christ. Symbol can help the reader to obtain a clearer picture by imagining the impression. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**