After analyzing the poem “The Clod and the Pebble” Pato told us to find the romantic characteristics that this poem have.
Nature: this characteristic is use in this poem because it have personification, the clod and the pebble. the nature gives the characters the power to expressed his thoughts and feelings.
Imagination: this poem has a lot of imagination because william blake explains two points of view referring to love. He use two differents elements to describe the love. the clod to said that love is good and a pebble to say that love is bad.
Symbolism: The author change the literary meaning of the clod and the pebble into a symbolism meaning because the clod is flexible so it shows innocence and the pebble is solid so it shows expierence.
Passion: this poem shows passion in the way the Clod feel about love, ” Love seeketh not itself to please”, “And builds a Heaven in Hell´s despair”, the Clod express passion through this phrases and think that love is positive.
Emotion: For me this characteristic appear in this poem because the clod and the pebble expressed their emotions through words about the two points of view about love. The author use metaphors, rhymes etc to help the emotions flow in an easier way.