unigo_skin
Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
 

Analysis

The Chimney Sweeper (Songs of Experience) Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Blake often claimed that he had visions; as a child, he said he saw God through the window and that he once saw a tree full of angels. (Source.)

Blake was very good at writing backwards—mirror writing. This skill came in handy when he began producing his illuminated books. And as a party trick, of course. (Source.)

Advertisement
Advertisement
back to top