Flashcards in London Deck (8)
Who wrote 'London?'
What form is the poem in?
Why did Blake choose to have an ABAB rhyme scheme?
Being unbroken, it represents the relentless misery of the city.
What could the repetition of 'every' in the second stanza suggest?
Emphasises the bleak feelings.
What did Blake not like about London?
Its decline after the Industrial revolution
What could the oxymoron 'marriage hearse' suggest?
Links the happiness of marriage with the bleakness of death- suggests that everything has been destroyed
What themes are present in London?
Power of Humans, Loss and absence and Anger