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“The Romantics: Nature” | English homework help

Please read the instructions carefully and answer the following questions. No Plagiarism.  There is two parts to this assignment. Thank you!

First, read the background information given , then watch the videos,  then pick one of  the following questions, and then answer with minimum of 200 words.

  1. Background Information
  2. Tabula Rasa
  3. Isaac Watt’s “Divine Songs for Children”
  4.  Watch:First 20 minutes of “The Romantics: Nature”
  •    Part A:
  • Reading links for assignment:
  • Tabula https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabula_rasa
  •  Issac Watt’s : http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/13439
  • Romantics Nature Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liVQ21KZfOI

Pick one of the following questions to answer:

  1. Specifically, how are Watts’ hymns different than the writings of Janeway and Bunyan from the previous module?
  2. In Watts’ hymns, how are children encouraged to learn from their own experiences and first hand observations?
  3. Janeway and Bunyan focused on death as a lesson for children; what does Watts emphasize in his hymns?  (Consider the subject matter of the songs that have almost no religious language.)
  4. How does Tabula Rasa differ from the Puritan idea of Original Sin? Provide at least one example/quotation from the readings that shows a belief in one or the other.

After answering one question (200 words)

Questions is in the attached files.

  • Part B: Reading links:
  • Blake Reading: https://www.britishlibrary.cn/en/articles/william-blake-and-18th-century-childrens-literature/
  • Songs of innocence and experience by Williams Blake
  • Please answer one of the following questions after you have read the reading.
    1. What are some specific differences between Blake’s “Experience” poems and the “Innocence” poems? (Sometimes they even have the same titles.)
    2. What lesson(s) might Blake be trying to teach the adults reading these poems? The children?
    3. To what extent is “reality” hidden in Blake’s work? Focus on examining a specific poem.
    4. How does Blake’s writing challenge the previous understanding(s) of childhood we see in the previous modules?
    5. How does Blakes tone change between the “Innocence” poems and the “Experience” poems?
    6. The lack of moral resolution in the poems probably startled Blake’s readers; compared to the previous modules, what in the poems startled/surprised/bothered you?

After answering one question (200 words),

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