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William BlakePitySpeaking of Visual Rhetoric….the best is still the best (William Blake's Pity). Blake believed the parts created the whole, so the majority of his poetry is accompanied with illustrations and the two work in conjunction to deepen the complexity and interpretation.

 Arthur HughesApril Love

Arthur Hughes's April Love is clearly imbued with Romanticism. Hughes was indeed a member of the PreRaphaelites, whose work was heavily influenced by Romanticism. Again, the image is dependent upon the text, although the majority of PreRaphaelites believed the image and the text presented the same idea in different mediums. However, the intertextuality is blatantly obvious in April Love.

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