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    Chimney Sweeps

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    fireplace and chimney is essential for ensuring that they stay in good condition for many years, and one of the most important aspects of maintenance is chimney sweeping. Health and Safety Benefits When using a fireplace or a wood stove, ash and carbon residue build up in the chimney. No matter how frequently you use your wood stove or fireplace, you will need to have your chimney swept at some point in time because it is a terrible health and safety hazard in your home. Dirty chimneys can actually

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    William Blake's The Chimney Sweep and Songs of Innocence and Experience In this essay I will attempt to analyse, compare and contrast the poems 'The Chimney Sweep' from both 'Songs of Experience' and 'Songs of Innocence' which were both written by 'William Blake' in 1790-92 and 1789 respectively. These two poems were amalgamated in 1794 to create a new collection called 'Songs of Innocence and Experience'. I will be looking at what Blake says and hints at concerning the 'two contrary

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    Blake Against the World

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    In William Blake’s poem “The Chimney Sweeper,” the speaker, a young boy, introduces himself and relays a common story among all lower-class individuals of the late-eighteenth and early- to mid-nineteenth centuries—that story being a life of woe and untimely death. Blake relays the plight of these victims of the Industrial Revolution in England by using the speaker, a chimney-sweep himself, to retell a story that his young friend told him—one taken from a dream, which, given its subject matter, strangely

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    William Blake

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    William Blake William Blake is one of England’s most famous literary figures. He is remembered and admired for his skill as a painter, engraver, and poet. He was born on Nov. 28, 1757 to a poor Hosier’s family living in or around London. Being of a poor family, Blake received little in the way of comfort or education while growing up. Amazingly, he did not attend school for very long and dropped out shortly after learning to read and write so that he could work in his father’s shop. The life

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    The Voice of the Chimney Sweepers

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    tells. Works Cited Liukkonen, Petri. "William Blake (1757-1827)." William Blake. Creative Commons Nimeä-Epäkaupallinen-Ei muutettuja teoksia 1.0 Suomi (Finland) lisenssillä., 2008. Web. 24 Feb 2012. . Mayhew, Justin. "The Chimney Sweeper." The Chimney Sweeper. N.p., 12 02 2009. Web. 24 Feb 2012. . Vines, Timothy. "AN ANALYSIS OF WILLIAM BLAKE’S SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND OF EXPERIENCE AS A RESPONSE TO THE COLLAPSE OF VALUES." ch12.pdf (application/pdf Object). N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Feb 2012

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    History of Childhood

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    Childhood is usually understood as a set of experiences and behaviours, gained in the early stages of the human existence, considered as the preparation for the adult world. However, the history of childhood is a very complex topic and it has become a very influential area of study in recent years. In 1962, the ‘Centuries of Childhood’ by Philippe Ariés introduced the idea that childhood was a new creation developed in recent centuries and as a concept it was believed to be nonexistent before the

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    father after the mother died to be a chimney sweeper. Blake goes on to describe the horrors conditions, "So your chimneys I sweep and in soot I sleep", as a way to show that a child cleans the chimneys and at night sleeps in the soot. Blake discusses a boy named Tom crying because he got his head shaved. They did this was because soot got in their hair and built up which caused problems for the children when working. The children never lasted long in chimney sweeping due to the soot getting into

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    A comparison of the Use of Language between the Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Innocence and Experience Even though, a hundred and seventy nine years later, lying in his grave, William Blake is still one of the best influences in poetry and even daily life today. Blake’s work, unrecognised during his lifetime, but now is almost universally considered that of a genius. Northrop Frye, who undertook a study of Blake’s entire opus, ‘What is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry

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    Comparing the Two Pictures of London, Illustrated by Wordsworth and Blake in Their Two Poems The two poems depicting London by Wordsworth and Blake are in some ways similar and yet have many differences. Both observations of London are depicted through the poets' personal perspectives of London using individual experiences. We can tell that both poems are from the person's interpretations and experiences as they are said in the first person: 'Ne'er saw I…' in Wordswoths' poem and: 'I

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    The Chimney Sweeper , Songs of Innocence, Blake explores the life of the chimney sweepers who are innocence children who want to be able to be free, laugh and sing in the fields; however, they are slaves to dreadful work. This shows the extreme condition of child labour. Blake is saying children who are chimney sweepers are like slaves because they are made to do dreadful work. Blake shows in this poem how horrible life can be as a child doing such hard work; so your chimneys I sweep, and

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