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William Blake was a man who only thought of bettering our society through his actions and poetry. He started working life as engraver's apprentice, he grew up in a time know as the "Age of Reason", and produced most of his work during this time as, he was a pioneer of this time. His work was called radical as well as his thinking this is because his revolutionary ideas were against all that the society of the time knew. Blake's thinking reduced the church and its institutions to tools of repression, this was because of the churches over ruling power and control of the general people and the society willingness to obey through fear of being punished or sentenced to an eternity in hell. His attitude to try a liberate the human sprit and freedom of thought was powered by his experience of being tried for sedition, this made his thinking very powerful because the church/institution tried to oppresses and control his to which he replied by ridiculing the church through his inspiring poetry.
The subject of this poem is about Holy Thursday and the lies and the "make-up" face they
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