by William Blake
We've identified these texts as great options for text pairings based on similar themes, literary devices, topic, or writing style. Supplement your lesson with one or more of these options and challenge students to compare and contrast the texts. To assign a paired text, click on the text to go to its page and click the "Assign Text" button there.
Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature
- David Hume
In this essay, Scottish philosopher David Hume (1711-1776) discusses how one should approach the question of whether man is inherently good or evil.Pair these two texts to continue the discussion of human nature.