AWEJ for Translation & Literary Studies, Volume 6, Number 4. October  2022                                Pp.102-112

A Critical Analysis of William Blake’s Short Poems: Depth in Simplicity

Ghassan Nawaf Jaber Alhomoud

Department of English Language and Literature
Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia


The investigation’s goal is to examine a selection of William Blake’s short poems. The study discovered that, in contrast to other shorter works on the same theme, reviewers and scholars saw Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and of Joy” as a depiction of his subtle and profound poetry. Blake’s writings were studied to discover this. By examining the strong themes in Blake’s little poems, the study hopes to demonstrate that works like “Visions of the Daughters of Albion,” “America,” “The Book of Arisen,” and a few stanzas from his word-books are just as significant as “Songs of Innocence and of Enjoy.” Blake’s problem is the study’s focus. He must begin by stating his main point. Blake addresses four issues in his poetry. Subjects: God, love, faith, and innocence. Blake’s short poems are approached more interpretively than stylistically.

Cite as:

Alhomoud, G.N.J. (2022). A Critical Analysis of William Blake’s Short Poems: Depth in Simplicity.
Arab World English Journal for Translation & Literary Studies 6 (4) 102-112.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awejtls/vol6no4.8


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Dr. Ghassan Nawaf Jaber Alhomoud is an assistant professor of English literature at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University. The author has a deep interest in literary criticism, poetry, and translation as he has a wider publication in famous journals which are mainly related to the above issues