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Blake, William. Newton. 1804. The Tate, Britain. Wikipedia.org. 23 Aug. 2013. Web. 1 Feb. 2016.

What can be understood about the artist's feelings regarding the Enlightenment and scientific ideals of the 17th and 18th centuries?

A

Blake clearly respected Newton's contributions to new ideas by depicting his concentration and intense focus on his task.

B

Blake's decision to depict Newton like a Greek god demonstrated his preference for classical culture over Enlightenment ideals.

C

Blake's placement of a naked Newton on a rock was meant to bridge his beliefs in science and nature.

D

Blake's Newton is an unnatural fiend and a clear rejection of Enlightenment and scientific ideals.

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