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Thursday, 28 February 2013
A Fearful Symmetry
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by Mark Anthony Signorelli (March 2013)


Tyger, tyger, burning bright
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye
Dare frame thy fearful symmetry?

              - Blake, “The Tyger”

Suppose we were watching a tiger hunting in “the forests of the night.” Suppose we were observing – from a safe distance, of course – his deliberate course through the brush and the undergrowth as he stalked his prey. What is it that we would see? In a certain sense, there are two scenes we would be watching.  more>>>

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Posted on 02/28/2013 1:29 PM by NER
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