Essays Tagged: "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

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 peculiar or common images of all forms of natu ... gery and transition of mood yet he what he creates usuallyconforms to numerous literary techniques. The recurring theme in many of his poemsis that of man's harmony with nature, and this idea, combine ... this idea, combined with his bizarre andeven eccentric poetic expression provides a basis for both 'The Rime of the AncientMariner' and 'Kubla Khan'.Mankind, firstly, is explored in both poems by plac ...

(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 temporarily allow h ... e reader is expected to temporarily allow him or herself to believe it to be able to understand it. The poem itself is about a Mariner who is telling his tale of sin and forgiveness by God to a man re ... who is telling his tale of sin and forgiveness by God to a man referred to as the 'Wedding Guest.' The Mariner is supposedly responsible for the death of all of the crew on his ship because of his ki ...

(3 pages) 233 3 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

logy, I remembered a poem which I wanted to read again thoroughly and analyze. I searched for it on the internet and I finally found it.I wanted a poem which was not short and one which had a meaning ... and one which had a meaning or a story to it. I also wanted it to be clear and easy to understand. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner was of course lengthy, but it also has a story and a moral to it whi ...

(3 pages) 138 1 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Lake Poets

The Lake Poets were a group of English poets who lived in the Lake District. They are only writers w ... ets who lived in the Lake District. They are only writers who worked together. They are also called the poets of nature. Nature, law of nature is seen in most of their poems. I am going get through so ... e is seen in most of their poems. I am going get through some of these poems and try to describe whether they show parallels as the poets' lives did or not.Lives of Coleridge and Wordsworth show many ...

(9 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Critical Lens Essay on Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Romantic period, which lasted from 1780 to 1837, was a time of innovation and imagination, espec ... pecially in the field of literature (hearts-ease.org). Not only was literature changing, but so was the whole world. There was a strong sense of nationalism, self-expression, questions were asked, and ... ism, self-expression, questions were asked, and people were more concerned with beauty than logic. "The Lyrical Ballads" was the first romantic piece published, and paved the way for the Romantic Move ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Critical Lens Essay on Rime of the Ancient Mariner

"Rime of the Ancient Mariner" Essay The Romantic period, which lasted from 1780 to 1837, was a time o ... tic period, which lasted from 1780 to 1837, was a time of innovation and imagination, especially in the field of literature (hearts-ease.org). Not only was literature changing, but so was the whole wo ... ism, self-expression, questions were asked, and people were more concerned with beauty than logic. "The Lyrical Ballads" was the first romantic piece published, and paved the way for the Romantic Move ...

(4 pages) 67 1 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Representation of the Imaginative Journey in Coleridge's Poetry, "The Wind in the Willows" and "The Wizard of Oz."

It is really impossible to separate journeys from life. The various ideas that explore this notion are the decisions made in life affect the rest of your jo ... notion are the decisions made in life affect the rest of your journey, and once half way is reached there's no turning back with only going forward, and a journey can leave behind real life and plunge ... eal life and plunges into the realms of the imagination in order to understand and resolve reality. The various techniques used are imagery language, graphics, colour, and sound techniques. The texts ...

(7 pages) 75 1 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Symbolism In "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."

In Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", the author uses the story of a sailor and his adventures to reveal ... e author uses the story of a sailor and his adventures to reveal aspects of life. This tale follows the Mariner and his crew as they travel between the equator and the south pole, and then back to Eng ... tween the equator and the south pole, and then back to England. The author's use of symbolism lends the work to adults as a complex web of representation, rather than a children's book about a sailor. ...

(2 pages) 60 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Biographical Analysis of "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner".

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, is a somewhat lengthy poem concerning ... dge, is a somewhat lengthy poem concerning the paranormal activities of a sea mariner and his crew. The work was constructed to be the beginning piece in Lyrical Ballads, a two-volume set written by W ... volume set written by William Wordsworth and Coleridge. Wordsworth intended to, in his volume, make the ordinary seem extraordinary, while Coleridge aimed to make the extraordinary ordinary. "The Rime ...

(7 pages) 46 0 4.6 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Prompt:Trace the Mariner's guilt/atonement (giving examples oh his sin, punishment, penance and wisdom learned). ... nt, penance and wisdom learned). Pay special attention to the poem's SHIFT and relate it to a major THEME in the poem.Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," tells of a journey un ... s "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," tells of a journey undergone by a sailor known as the Mariner. The Mariner's journey is not just physical, but of a spiritual nature as well, with the ultimate des ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Frankenstein and Romanticicsm - "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is among the best Romantic/Gothic novels. Shelley incorporates many ideas stemming from Romanticism into the ... Shelley incorporates many ideas stemming from Romanticism into the novel. Some of these ideas are the power of nature and addressing emotions. Shelley also alludes to another Romantic writer, Samue ... lso alludes to another Romantic writer, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and his most famous Romantic poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.The most prominent theme of the Romantic era is nature. Romantic ...

(1 pages) 46 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Voices of Our Education

f "voices of our education" has a broader meaning than one might think. It comes from society, from the outside world. These voices are only helpful if one listens, and through texts such as "Snake" " ... one listens, and through texts such as "Snake" "Brave New World" and "Rime of The Ancient Mariner" these voices will be thoroughly studied to reveal how they shape our decision making.In the poem "Sn ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Imaginative Journeys: Coleridge

Imaginative journeys are as important as any other journey in their potential to teach. Journeys act as a catalyst for self knowledge - helping al ... for one's own potential as a person. Imaginative journeys broaden ones understanding of oneself and the world. All journeys have their limits; in this case it is the imagination. Imagination is the me ... mental capacity for experiencing, constructing, or manipulating mental imagery. Coleridge, through the use of poetry, explores the notion of imaginative journeys. 'This Lime Tree bower my Prison' and ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Critical Analysis of Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

Samuel Taylor Coleridge presents a complex web of themes and symbols within the seemingly simple plot line of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The sto ... afarer with the 'glittering eye' (1.13) and his puzzling tale at sea told to an unwilling listener, the Wedding Guest, unfolds into a multifaceted array of planned sequences, heavy religious undertone ... , heavy religious undertones, and hints at a biographical account of Coleridge's past. If one reads The Rime of the Ancient Mariner simply as a tale at sea, the poem stands as a remarkable one with it ...

(10 pages) 82 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Deception and Deceit of Supernatural Commitment: A Study of the Transgressions of The Monk and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

As the Mariner in Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Ambrosio in The Monk make critical errors in their de ... l errors in their decision making, elements of the supernatural are introduced to remind and punish them of their transgressions. The Mariner, tormented by a curse and doomed by his mistake, further p ... tormented by a curse and doomed by his mistake, further plagues society through his story telling. The Monk, trying to fulfill his sordid desires through sorcery, only obliterates the societies relig ...

(5 pages) 843 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Supernatural In Ancient Mariner

How does Coleridge create a sense of the supernatural and why? Refer primarily to parts2-4. Talk about features and give reasons.In his p ... alk about features and give reasons.In his poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Coleridge creates the sense of the supernatural offering the reader with a chilling dreamscape. The supernatural aspec ... reamscape. The supernatural aspects of this poem also include strange affinities and predictions of the future in the form of dreams or the natural phenomena of storm and moonlight. The poet uses repe ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Coleridge In The Romantic Era

Coleridge in the Romantic Era One of the most influential Romantic writers of all time is Samuel Taylor Coleridge ... rs of all time is Samuel Taylor Coleridge. For most of his career, Coleridge has stood to be one of the best writers in the Romantic era. Joined by Wordsworth, in the latter part of his poetic career, ... s poetic career, Coleridge explored new directions in poetic language and style. He moved away from the formal and highly stylized literature of the eighteenth century and helped pave the way for a ne ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The World of the Supernatural, the Romance and the Psychological Extremes.

One of the famous poems written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge was "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." This poem ... el Taylor Coleridge was "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." This poem was first published in 1798 in the Lyrical Ballads. Coleridge explored of world dark romanticism. He wrote about the mysterious, th ... ored of world dark romanticism. He wrote about the mysterious, the grotesque, the supernatural, and the mind's eye. His writings were powerful, and ingenious. This poem, starting the world of British ...

(5 pages) 31 1 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The rime of the christo-marine

When Samuel Coleridge set pen to paper, it is clear, he knew his bible well. In his Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christian mythology and symbolism abound. The three main elements of the story, ... thology and symbolism abound. The three main elements of the story, the Mariner, the Albatross, and the Sun, each play a role as Jesus. From the first stanza, Coleridge begins his biblical allusions a ...

(7 pages) 690 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The rime of the christo-marine

When Samuel Coleridge set pen to paper, it is clear, he knew his bible well. In his Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christian mythology and symbolism abound. The three main elements of the story, ... thology and symbolism abound. The three main elements of the story, the Mariner, the Albatross, and the Sun, each play a role as Jesus. From the first stanza, Coleridge begins his biblical allusions a ...

(7 pages) 1317 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry