questions and answers

Google this person ( William Blake (1757-1827)
and find out what place they have in literary history.
b. If they are dead, read a short biography at poets.org or another reputable site (university site, publishers’ site, writer’s society site).
c. If they are living, find interviews and start there.
d. Always find out who their major biographers are, and whether there are contrary biographers.
e. Find out what major novels, short stories, or poetry have secured the reputation of your writers for better or worse.
f. Read one or more works, and begin to formulate your ideas about who your writer is and why their subject matter and technique have won acclaim. f, part 2. Also learn why the writer was compelled to use the particular subjects they explore in their work.