Essays Tagged: "Coleridge"


see that Hamlet is a sort of idealistic man coming back tothe world from university in Wittenburg. Coleridge described Hamlet in this point of theplay as a 'Renaissance' man, who has never really com ...

(12 pages) 309 1 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

How does Coleridge in 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Khan' show the interrelatedness between mankind, nature and the poetic experience?

Coleridge expresses many thoughtful and rather intense ideas in his poetry, throughusing either pecu ... s goal is expressed in the poem as a type ofblessing or relief which he must earn. In 'Kubla Khan', Coleridge expresses man'ssocial instinct to conform and belong to a group. This also relates to the ... alisation of humankind are clearly butcreatively defined in KK and RAM, and probably only so due to Coleridge's poeticexpression. The experience his poetry leads his reader through is one which caneit ...

(3 pages) 203 1 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Coleridge's "Rime of The Ancient Mariner"

Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is wrote in a way that the reader is expected to te ... e ship. The whole point of the poem is to encourage or convince the reader to believe the tale that Coleridge tells.Coleridge wrote the poem as a means to induce the reader with what he calls a 'willi ... elieve the story behind the poem then they will not understand the effect of the point of the tale. Coleridge's main point in writing the story was to get people to understand forgiveness by understan ...

(3 pages) 233 3 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Pains of Withdrawal: An Analysis and Explanation of S.T. Coleridge's "The Pains of Sleep"

The Pains of Withdrawal:An Analysis andExplication ofS.T. Coleridge's"The Pains of Sleep"In this poem, Coleridge reveals his reluctance to sleep and the reaso ... imply reading it, is enjoyable. However, when analyzing this poem, the reader can't help but ask if Coleridge's dependency on Opiates contributed heavily to the subject matter. One does not have to be ... e to be a substance abuse expert to read between the lines and discover the answer to that question.Coleridge opens the piece with himself in bed, lying there, quiet, welcoming the sleep that awaits h ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A guide to reading the totally screwed up and unreadable poem "Christabel" by Coleridge.

HOW TO READ THE POEM "CHRISTABEL" by ColeridgeHow the poem withdraws possibility of straight-forward reading1. finished or fragment2. Nar ... nguage and is therefore open to basic decoding.I haven't done any biographical research into Samuel Coleridge, but I'm confident enough to say that he was one messed up guy, who had disguistingly sexu ...

(3 pages) 136 2 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Lake Poets

these poems and try to describe whether they show parallels as the poets' lives did or not.Lives of Coleridge and Wordsworth show many parallels. They both went to Cambridge University. In 1797 the tw ... time, full of careless people, and how he saw it.The main difference between Wordsworth´s and Coleridge´s poetry is that Wordsworth wrote about things which were possible to happen, about ...

(9 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Meaning of 'Nature' in Wordsworth and Coleridge's 'Lyrical Ballads'

t meaning does the word 'nature' have in Lyrical Ballads?In the Lyrical Ballads both Wordsworth and Coleridge explore the effects of nature on man. It was therefore appropriate to choose mainly low an ... he beauteous forms of things." (p.105). This belief in the educational value of nature is shared by Coleridge. In his poem, 'The Foster-Mother's Tale', a child is discovered in his natural state, unto ...

(7 pages) 138 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Kubla Khan Plot Mood Language Imagery

in plot, mood, and language. By conveying his imagination by using language, the vocabulary used by Coleridge is of great importance. The vocabulary used throughout the poem helps convey these themes ... s very different from any we normally know. We are also given a feeling of wondrous and epic things.Coleridge depicts a powerful character who "did ... a stately pleasure dome decree". The fact that K ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Cloeridge's Kubla Khan as a sexual perversion

s in mind, my analysis of the poem takes a different angle a interpreting the poemFrom the preface, Coleridge gives his readers an understanding of how the poem came about being written. It is underst ... e Earth ejaculating all over the sky is not exactly what every person would want to read about. But Coleridge continues to shock his readers by further going to even more gruesome details and describi ...

(4 pages) 47 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

" A journey is more than just movement from one place to another. It is about learning and growth.

he Gresham brothers little red riding hood.The poem "this lime tree bower my prison" was written by Coleridge when he was in a situation were he was physically unable to join his friends on there walk ... is left alone under the lime tree. This poem is linked to imaginative journeys because even though Coleridge is physically unable to join his friends on their walk he is able to join them on their jo ...

(2 pages) 113 1 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Similarities and differences between the poetry of William Wordsworth and John Keats, as outstanding representatives of the two generations of English Romantic poets

and Man's relationship with the natural world.The 'Lyrical Ballads' , produced in association with Coleridge and published in 1798 , sought to revolution in English poetry , bringing a new emphasis o ...

(5 pages) 106 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

'Imaginative journeys always transform us in someway'. Explore this statement referring to Frost at Midnight, Journey to the Interior, and Sliding Doors.

to return to the same mind frame that they previously had. Similarly, the imaginative journey that Coleridge embarks on during the poem Frost at Midnight transforms his mind. Coleridge begins the jou ... the imagination is summoned and a journey is undertaken it is impossible to remain unchanged.Due to Coleridge's initiation of a journey into the imagination in Frost at Midnight, Coleridge's learns ho ...

(4 pages) 146 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Authors such as Coleridge, Wordsworth, Byron, Austin, Shelley, etc. Good luck and I hope my notes help!

Romantic Literature FinalLyrical Ballads:The Eolian Harp by Coleridge (522-26)Tensions: poetic inspiration (wind blowing through him, exotic, wild, unknown) vs. ... iration (wind blowing through him, exotic, wild, unknown) vs. constraints (wife, domestic home life)Coleridge is worried that this will be the last poem he writes, he feels he has lost his poetic insp ... s poetic inspiration.Alliteration of sounds as if wind is blowing.This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison by Coleridge (545-57)Similar to Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey. Travels in memory with his friends in beaut ...

(18 pages) 225 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Discuss the aspects of good and evil in shakespear's work

iser sort.' The wiser sort have been occupied with it ever since. It was Hamlet which first induced Coleridge to exercise his 'turn for philosophical criticism,' and it was this play along with Othell ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How are the concepts of the journey expressed through the context, values and structure of the texts chosen for the 'Area of Study'?

elf awareness,and global understanding (which are the basic concepts of the imaginative journey).In Coleridge's 'This Lime-Tree Bower, My Prison' the imaginative journey is used as astimulus for the r ... uman experience of spiritual awakening is reached and a link has been createdto the physical realm. Coleridge, through 'Kubla Khan' also manages to portray a non-picturesque metaphysical message conce ...

(5 pages) 75 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


cold" intellect (intellect divorced from emotion). Many of the major figures were scholars (Goethe, Coleridge, even Shelley) and quite fond of Reason, but also insistent on the reality of emotions.... reality of emotions.In English literature the term is standardly associated with Wordsworth and Coleridge ("the first generation") and with Byron, Shelley, and Keats ("the second generation"). Suc ...

(3 pages) 99 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How are ideas of salvation explored in 'The Rime of Ancient Mariner'?

Through stages of penance, repentance, absolution and redemption, Coleridge is able to depict the idea of salvation in 'The Rime of Ancient Mariner'. The question rem ... iner cannot reach full salvation until he has told his story to as many people as possible. Albeit, Coleridge is conducting the idea that elements of salvation are to be found in nature, following the ... ollowing the typical Romantic poet's ideal, but this is only part of the key to reaching salvation. Coleridge shows the shriving of the ancient mariner's soul but is this enough for the ancient marine ...

(8 pages) 57 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"the journey, not the arrival, matters" - NSW 2004 paper 1

educative and/or therapeutic qualities of the imaginative journey.While the philanthropic vision of Coleridge, in This Lime Tree Bower My Prison, and John Lennon, with his gentle utopianism in the son ... to Get There project a mood of doubt and pessimism characteristic of our contemporary, cynical age.Coleridge's imaginative experience propagates through a series of contrast: darkness & light, im ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Imaginative Journeys essay.

journeys offer change and discovery providing valuable insight into ones past, present and future. Coleridge's poems, "This Limetree Bower My Prison" and "Frost at Midnight" take the reader on an ima ... . These texts represent what the imaginative journey has to offer in a variety of ways.The poems of Coleridge were written in the Romanticist era and thus, have elements of nature imagery imbedded wit ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Study Notes on Hamlet's Melancholy (from A.C. Bradley's Shakespearean Tragedy).

ic. This state of mind is quite unnatural to him and induced by special circumstances. The Schlegel-Coleridge theory states that Hamlet's ability to act has been eaten up by thought. Bradley states th ...

(6 pages) 33 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet