[Reading] ➿ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner By Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Agedanna.info

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner Originally The Rime Of The Ancyent Marinere Is The Longest Major Poem By The English Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Written In And Published In In The First Edition Of Lyrical Ballads Modern Editions Use A Later Revised Version Printed In And Featuring A Gloss Along With Other Poems In Lyrical Ballads, It Was A Signal Shift To Modern Poetry And The Beginning Of British Romantic LiteratureIt Relates The Events Experienced By A Mariner Who Has Returned From A Long Sea Voyage The Mariner Stops A Man On His Way To A Wedding Ceremony And Begins To Narrate A Story The Wedding Guest S Reaction Turns From Bemusement To Impatience, Fear, And Fascination As The Mariner S Story Progresses, As Can Be Seen In The Language Style For Example, The Use Of Narrative Techniques Such As Personification And Repetition To Create A Sense Of Danger, Or The Supernatural, Or Serenity, Depending On The Mood Each Different Part Of The Poem

About the Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, critic, and philosopher who was, along with his friend William Wordsworth, one of the founders of the Romantic Movement in England and one of the Lake Poets He is probably best known for his poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as his major prose work Biographia Literaria.

10 thoughts on “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

  1. says:

    So why did the Ancient Mariner shoot the Albatross To me the answer is simple He did it because he could he did it because is he is a man, and that s what men do he saw something beautiful he saw perfection in nature, and he killed it That s humanity for you Sinning is easily, as quickly as a finger click it happens

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    Her lips were red, her looks were free, Her locks were yellow as gold Her skin was white as leprosy,The Nightmare Life in Death was she, Who thicks man s blood with cold.When I did construction work this is what I always wrote on the inside of the Port a Potties, amongst all the other graffiti and anatomically imagina

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    Who we start out as and who we end up as has always seemed to me to be the central point of this poem One can often return to a physical place but in the returning find that place lost due to the way their journey has changed their soul Looking for salvation one often finds that in the finding something else must be forever lost A clo

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    Since then, at an uncertain hour,That agony returns And till my ghastly tale is told,This heart within me burns. 75 Today, if a stranger stopped me at some party to talk to me about some story, I d probably walk away with a nervous smile, holding my pepper spray with dissimulation I admit it, I do not easily trust people That is one of

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    If all poetry books were like this, I would never read any prose.____________________________________________I was thinking about the Ancient Mariner just now, apropos Kris s review of Ice, and recalled an incident from a project I was once involved in The person in charge failed to renew the contract of a difficult but talented software enginee

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    Reading the USS INDIANAPOLIS a few weeks back brought this poem to my attention beginning with the well known words

    Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink

    First published in 1798, I was both delighted and surprised to find where this poem actually begins and takes the r

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    Farewell, farewell But this I tellTo thee, thou Wedding Guest He prayeth well, who loveth wellBoth man and bird and beast.He prayeth best, who loveth bestAll things both great and small For the dear God who loveth usHe made and loveth all.A mariner, returning from a long sea voyage, engages a man who is attending a wedding, and begins to tell the tale of his suf

  8. says:

    Definitely in my top 10 favorite poems I love the way it flows the lyrical rhythm soothes the battered soul Day after day, day after day,We stuck, nor breath nor motion As idle as a painted shipUpon a painted ocean.Water, water, everywhere And all the boards did shrink Water, water, everywhere,Nor any drop to drink.

  9. says:

    Beware the Age of Reason14 December 2014 Whenever I come to this poem the first thing that comes to mind is the song by Iron Maiden unfortunately I don t think they did a video clip which would have been awesome in its own right.I am really tempted to spend the rest of this review talking about how as a teenager I loved Iron Maiden, and about how they were unfairly persecuted by the chur

  10. says:

    To be honest, I bought this only because this edition is illustrated by Mervyn Peake, and I wanted to read the work to which he matched his amazing illustrations.Little did I expect to experience such a wonderful poetry story I am, admittedly, a bit of an unreliable poetry reader I don t often like let alone, love poetry, but when I do I tend to really like it No doubt, someone knowledgea

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