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by William Blake


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Tyger" by William Blake.

The Tyger (1794) is a well-known poem by William Blake in which he metaphorically treats the tensions of human existence. He uses the image of a tiger to juxtapose man’s majesty with his capacity, and even inclination, for terrible deeds. 

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Identity as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: