The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
     
 

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It relates the events experienced by a mariner who has returned from a long sea voyage. The Mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story. The Wedding-Guest's reaction turns from bemusement to impatience and fear to

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It relates the events experienced by a mariner who has returned from a long sea voyage. The Mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story. The Wedding-Guest's reaction turns from bemusement to impatience and fear to fascination as the Mariner's story progresses, as can be seen in the language style: for example, Coleridge uses narrative techniques such as personification and repetition to create either a sense of danger, of the supernatural or of serenity, depending on the mood of each of the different parts of the poem.

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ISBN-13:
9781291385458
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
04/13/2013
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
357 KB

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Hunt Emerson has published around 30 comic books and graphic novels and his works have been translated into 10 languages. In 2000 he was chosen for the exhibition "Les Maitres de la Bande Dessinee" by the National Library of France and he has been awarded several comic strip prizes. His work has appeared in publications as diverse as Fortean Times, The Beano, and the Wall Street Journal.

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