Similarly, it is asked, what literary devices are used in the Tyger?
Analysis of Literary Devices in “The Tyger”
- Assonance: Assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds in the same line such as the sound of/i/ in “Tyger Tyger, burning bright” and /ae/ sound in “Dare its deadly terrors clasp!”
- Metaphor: It is a figure of speech used to compare two objects or persons different in nature.
One may also ask, what is the tiger a symbol of in the Tyger? The tiger , in Blake’s “The Tyger ” is a symbol for evil. The words used to describe the tiger include “burning” (line 1) and “fire” (6), both suggesting the fires of hell.
Furthermore, what is the rhyme scheme of the poem The Tyger?
The rhyme scheme in each stanza is AABB . Blake employs rhyme to give a musical quality to the poem. Rhyme also enables a reader to memorize a poem more easily. The main theme of this poem is the magnificent creation that a tiger (tyger) is.
What two questions are asked in stanza 5 of the Tyger?
The main question is asked in the fifth stanza : “Did he who made the Lamb make thee?” The speaker asks this question because he wonders how to reconcile the creation of something that is as dangerous and deadly as a tiger with that of the gentle and harmless lamb.