Tag Archive: Child Labor

William Blake’s “The Chimney Sweeper”: Utilizing Poetry to Expose Moral and Religious Tensions


A series of diverse, politically-charged poems, William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence” and “Songs of Experience,” evoke numerous thoughts and convictions in his audience, primarily exploring how a state of mind can influence perception… Continue reading

Soot -Oh, Sweep


When one thinks of a Chimney Sweeper, the first image to come to mind is the romanticized character of Bert the Chimney Sweep from Mary Poppins, the happy-go-lucky figure who always had a… Continue reading

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