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William Blake's The Chimney Sweep and Songs of Innocence and Experience within this essay I shall try to analyse, compare and contrast the poems 'The Chimney Sweep' from the 'Songs of Experience' and 'Songs of Innocence' which were both written by 'William Blake' in 1790-92 and 1789 respectively. Both of these poems were merged in 1794 to make a new group called 'Songs of Innocence and Experience'. I'll be looking at exactly what Blake states and tips at regarding the 'two contrary states of the human spirit' from the 2 poems as well as studying the concept Blake is trying to convey to the reader. As the poems are composed about the same topic, that's a chimney sweep, I'll be considering how they differ in their representations of chimney sweeps in addition to looking at if Blake's disposition towards them and how they are treated varies or stays constant. I will also examine the many problems the poems raise and that I will go beyond the obvious one of child labor as well as the implications this had on society at the time. Moving away from the problems that are raised from the 2 poems I shall also examine the literacy techniques Blake uses in both poems and how they vary from poem to poem. Blake uses a appreciable quantity of vision in both sexes and I will remark upon how he utilizes it to impact. From the late 18th century, the world was changing fast and growing rapidly. The British Empire was at its all time peak in terms of size and domination; Britain was also contributing the Industrial Revolution and therefore because of this and its own enormous empire exports and specifically imports to Britain of precious minerals and substances from their various colonies, was quite high, that had the effect of enabling t.. .