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Why did David Almond choose William Blake to run through his book 'Skellig'?

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Bethany Evans on May 21, 2019

David Almond Chose William Blake, Because in the Novel Skellig, The character Skellig is referred to as lonely, Skellig also claims that he is being recognized for all of his of hard work, of which William Blake was not recognised for years for his poetry and his Art until finally after years of hard work this had paid off just like when Skellig helped Michael's baby sister joy, live must of made him feel better. Also because Skellig is referred to as a kind of angel, one of the main characters of Michael and Mina, and William Blake often painted angels of such.

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