Holy Thursday by William Blake

The poem consists of four short stanzas, of four lines each. Blake, the speaker of the poem, speaks directly to the reader avoids referring to himself in the first person. This poem is unusual in that it contains four rhetorical questions in the span of two stanzas. While Blake often makes use of exclamations, the use of this many question marks is uncommon in his poetry. Rather than dealing with spiritual or moral conflict, Blake uses language to make a kind of social commentary on his times. As a result, the poem’s conflict that is social in nature.

I do not know about the significance of the title.

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