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Stylistics Analysis of Holly Thursday I by William Blake (Published)

The aim of this paper is to analyze Blake’s poem “Holly Thursday I” from the viewing platform of stylistic analysis. This stylistics analysis shelters the different features such as the lexico-syntactic patterns and choices, semantically, grammatically, graphological and phonological patterns. This analysis is helpful in understanding the basic concept of poem that is basically irony which poet doing on cathedral hypocrisy. Though this poem is in personal in tone and mood but depict the general reality behind these religious traditions. The poem is simple but the theme is universal. This research is accommodating to analyze the structure and style of William Blake’s poetry. The poet conveyed his message, themes, views and handling of fake ideology forcefully by using different stylistic devices

Keywords: Graphological, Hypocrisy, Innocence, Lexico-Syntactic Patterns, Phonological, Stylistic, Viewpoint