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Department
English
Course
ENGL121
Professor
Alison Rukavina
Semester
Fall

Description
William Blake 17571827 Romantic poetAssociated with the Romantic periodPrecursor to Romantic poetry and the other Romantic poetsHe was experimental wrote for the common man interested in the revolutions Industrial RevolutionSaw the industrial revolution as a destructive force when it came to natureStyled himself as a prophet Different from the Wordsworthsort of poetHe was recognized for his talentTrained as an artistillustratorengraverWell known for the blending andmerging of art and poetryHis work had more expression than just a plain poemArt was used to enhance the poetry and enhance the readers experienceMarried at the age of 24 tothe daughter of a market gardenerHe taught her how to read and help him with his engravingsHis education was only in art He was a self taught man Had no access to formal education Was a middle class manPulled him
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