Fearful Symmetry

Fearful Symmetry is a phrase from William Blake's poem The Tyger (Tyger, tyger, burning bright / In the forests of the night, / What immortal hand or eye / Could frame thy fearful symmetry?). It has been used as the name of a number of other works:

In film and television:

  • "Fearful Symmetry" (The X-Files), an episode of the television series The X-Files
  • "Fearful Symmetry", an episode of the animated television series Justice League Unlimited
  • Fearful Symmetry, a film loosely based on Watchmen
  • Fearful Symmetry, a 1998 documentary on the making of To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Continually referenced in 2010 TV show Outcasts
  • "Fearful Symmetry", an episode of the ITV television series Lewis (2012)

In music:

  • Fearful Symmetry (album), a 1986 album by Daniel Amos
  • Fearful Symmetry (band), a band headed by Jimmy P. Brown II of Deliverance
  • "Fearful Symmetries", a composition by John Adams
  • "Fearful Symmetry", a 1990 album by Box of Chocolates, a group that included Will Oldham

In print:

  • Fearful Symmetry, a book by mathematician Ian Stewart
  • Fearful Symmetry (Frye), a work of Blake scholarship by Northrop Frye
  • Fearful Symmetry, a popular science book by physicist Anthony Zee
  • Fearful Symmetry, a 2008 novel in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine relaunch series
  • Fearful Symmetry, the fifth issue of the comic book Watchmen by Alan Moore
  • Fearful Symmetry, an alternate title for the Spider-Man graphic novel "Kraven's Last Hunt"
  • Fearful Symmetry, a short story by Sherman Alexie, included in his book War Dances
  • Fearful Symmetries (novel), a novel by S. Andrew Swann
  • Her Fearful Symmetry, a novel by Audrey Niffenegger
  • FearfulSymmetry.net, the website of novelist Dan Wells

In climbing:

  • "Fearful Symmetry", a difficult ice climb in the Canadian Rockies

Other articles related to "fearful symmetry":

Fearful Symmetry (The X-Files)
... "Fearful Symmetry" is the eighteenth episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series The X-Files ... "Fearful Symmetry" received a Nielsen rating of 10.1 and was watched by 9.6 million households ... "Fearful Symmetry" takes its title from a line in the William Blake poem "The Tyger" ...

Famous quotes containing the words symmetry and/or fearful:

    What makes a regiment of soldiers a more noble object of view than the same mass of mob? Their arms, their dresses, their banners, and the art and artificial symmetry of their position and movements.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    A fearful man is always hearing things.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)