In the poem the two main voices are opposites , a clod and a pebble. He uses them because they are totally different, as the two opinions of love. He applies personification to the poem, using a clod of clay and a pebble, which symbolizes the two different views about love.
The poem “The Clod and the Pebble” introduce love in different aspects. The Clod, being innocent, young and inexperience thinks love is a wonderful thing and believes it is generous and that is always looking for other people´s satisfaction and pleasure. Using a metaphor, the Clod talks about love as something that helps you when you are feeling sad, and instead makes you feel better and happy.
Songs of Innocence and of Experience “The Clod and …
In his second idea about love, he uses the personification of a Pebble, which represents experience. This pebble had already bad experiences before, so he says that love make you suffer and that love is selfish, for example when it says, “Love seeketh only self to please”, it means love is selfish and it is only for yourself. It is a inflexible, cynical and negative stanza.
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Our literature teacher Pato, gave us an assignment that involves all the poems that we have read threw the year, which are; The Clod and The Pebble, Love lll, Passion and Lovers’ Infiniteness.
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My favorite poem is “The Clod and The Pebble” because I think that is very creative to show the to sides of love, since everything in life has to sides, the good and bad things. It leaves you the message, that being in love is wonderful, but you take risk doing it, because you can get hurt.
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My favorite quotation is “Love seeketh not itself to please” because it describes the goodness of love. Also, because the Pebble, said the same but meaning the contrary.
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The poem “Love (III)” by George Herbert and the poem “The Clod and the Pebble” by William Blake deal with love. In these two poems love is expressed in two different ways. In the following essay this ideas will be discussed.
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In our literature class our teacher Pato teached us how to write an essay, afterwards, we made an essay in groups about the poem we have read ” The clod and the pebble”. My partners were Abril Teran Frias and Juana Zufriategui. Here is the essay and the essay question: