Songs of Innocence by William Blake

The poem, ‘The Chimney Sweeper’ is set against the dark background of child labor that was well-known in England in the late 18th and 19th Century”.

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TEXT (SOURCE: poetryfoundation.org)

The Chimney Sweeper” is a poem inspired by indignation against the shameful use of small boys for sweeping chimneys. The poem speaks about the cruelties of children’s lives as chimney sweeps; most of them were under the age of seven and few lived into what we now call adolescence dying of respiratory diseases and cancer. READ POETRY ANALYSIS  by Maureen Cutajar

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POETRY ANALYSIS 2  by Krystle Hernandez

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WILLIAM BLAKE SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE (SOURCE: faculty.guhsd.net)


Children in Victorian Britain (Writing Ideas for Webquest) (SOURCE: bbc.co.uk)

TYPES OF CHILD LABOR JOBS IN VICTORIAN ERA (SOURCE: rodriguez9-7.pbworks.com)

OLDER RELATED POST 1: CHILD LABOUR RESOURCES

OLDER RELATED POST 2: CHILD LABOUR PHOTOS

OLDER RELATED POST 3: STREET CHILDREN