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Songs of Innocence
Blake believed that innocence and experience were "the two contrary states of the human soul," and that true innocence was impossible without experience. Songs of Innocence contains poems either written from the perspective of children or written about them.
"Songs of Innocence" contains the following poems:
The Ecchoing Green
The Little Black Boy
The Chimney Sweeper
The Little Boy Lost
The Little Boy Found
A Cradle Song
The Divine Image
On Anothers Sorrow
Each is accompanied by an illuminated plate by Blake.
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