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”.
READ ARTICLE by Ebey Soman (SOURCE:authspot.com)
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
POETRY ANALYSIS 2 by Krystle Hernandez
POEM ANALYSIS 3 (SOURCE: socialsciencemedley.com)
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
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