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Unformatted text preview: nature. When Coleridge describes the ship moving south, he personifies the wind. And now the Storm-blast came, and he/Was tyrannous and strong:/He struck with his oertaking wings,/And chased us south along. (Lines 41-44) This gives the reader a first hand glance at the idea of invisible nature and its capabilities. He continues to personify nature and its qualities throughout The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Coleridges emphasis on imagination is based on the invisible nature. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner holds many ideas of a nature with human-like qualities. His images represent the day dreaming side of the imagination. Even though his poem can represent Christian guilt and redemption, looking at the imagination side, it speaks from day dreaming....
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- Spring '08