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TitleGarden of Love
TagsAdultery Poetry William Blake
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Falling out of love can be very depressing and this man has been hurt by a woman andFalling out of love can be very depressing and this man has been hurt by a woman and
there is nothing left to do besides mourn his loss. We begin to notice how bad he isthere is nothing left to do besides mourn his loss. We begin to notice how bad he is
hurting from his loss and how he is drawn to this ‘Garden of Love’ that is filled withhurting from his loss and how he is drawn to this ‘Garden of Love’ that is filled with
tombstones. He notices that not only have the tombstones replaced the flowers, but, ittombstones. He notices that not only have the tombstones replaced the flowers, but, it
has replaced the entire ‘garden’ and this can also be related to how his heart is filledhas replaced the entire ‘garden’ and this can also be related to how his heart is filled
with sorrow from the loss. The Chapel that was built on the midst of green symboliseswith sorrow from the loss. The Chapel that was built on the midst of green symbolises
the love of his life. The midst of green where he once used to play symbolises howthe love of his life. The midst of green where he once used to play symbolises how
well he knew the person and how much it has changed. The tombstones where thewell he knew the person and how much it has changed. The tombstones where the
flowers should be represented the cold where the warmth used to be in his heart.flowers should be represented the cold where the warmth used to be in his heart.

There was no dialogue in the poem and the diction was filled with imagery like, for There was no dialogue in the poem and the diction was filled with imagery like, for 
example, ‘the tombstones where the flowers should be’, ‘Priests with their black example, ‘the tombstones where the flowers should be’, ‘Priests with their black 
gowns’, and ‘the Chapel on the midst of green’. He doesn’t want to move on, hegowns’, and ‘the Chapel on the midst of green’. He doesn’t want to move on, he
wants to stay with this person.wants to stay with this person.

Since he can’t, he turns to the ‘Garden of Love’ which is filled with tombstones. TheSince he can’t, he turns to the ‘Garden of Love’ which is filled with tombstones. The
Chapel was closed down with a sign on the door that said, ‘Thou shall not,’Chapel was closed down with a sign on the door that said, ‘Thou shall not,’
explaining how he didn’t want his love to end but there was really nothing he can doexplaining how he didn’t want his love to end but there was really nothing he can do
about it.about it.

While walking through the ‘garden’ he feels like he is at home because 'the garden’While walking through the ‘garden’ he feels like he is at home because 'the garden’
experienced pain and mistreatment, as well.experienced pain and mistreatment, as well.

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