Name Professor Course Date A close reading on the Tyger William Blake’s The Tyger poem is structured with six quatrains that is four lines in every stanza. The poem can be described to have a musical feel especially because of the regular structure and repetitions. The Tyger has a regular rhythm with a series of question that strengthens the message of the poem. The poet uses both concrete and abstract languages as in the case of the word “Tyger”. However the simplicity and edification reverses the complexity of the message. In reality the word “tiger” represents a carnivorous animal but the poem uses the word to demonstrate the dark segment of human soul. While the poem can generate multiple interpretations it largely focused on questioning the creator. A quick glance at the dominant words such as ‘burning’ with the extreme reference on the “stars”. The focus on the trochaic form of the poem adds to its central idea. The sixth quatrain is a repetition of the first quatrain which to a larger extent helps in fulfilling the symmetry as well as the dichotomy of the poem. In fact the only notable difference is the word “could” that is substituted with “dare”. In this case the poem shows that the mystery behind the creation of the Tyger has already been solved however with a lasting question on who has the authority to control its structure. Ideally this section of the poem attempts to question the aptitude of the creator and his potent in making the mighty tyger. The unanswered questions in the poem leave the reader wondering God’s intention and his power in creation. [...]
"paper 1 note" is the last time you write about, and there are some response in that file, so you could take a look to it to be better follow the instructor's requirement. "paper 2 rules" is the requirement of this paper, just choose one of the poem and write a response paper for it. Thanks!