The Rime of the Ancient Sea Mariner

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner 1789 Samuel Taylor Coleridge Like Frankenstein, ROASM is very popular Theme of overreacher who violates nature by killing something in god’s sight Theme of isolation o My soul has been alone on the wide wide sea Even separated from god SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE 1772 – 1834 Addicted to Laudanum which was a prescribed med in those days (opium + alcohol) Important poet of the Romantic period Also known as a philosopher and literary theorists o Invented literary terms o Critic of Shakespeare Contemporary of Blake and Shelley Wrote lots of poems about nature Wrote poems of mystery and demonism o In the Romantic period Nature, the bizarre and strange and demonism were subjects o “Crystabel” about nature of good and evil Coleridge was very progressive Rime of the Ancient Mariner Rime is an ancient spelling of Rhyme First published in 1789 in “Lyrical Ballads” published with William Wordsworth o “Lyrical Ballads” revolutionized poetry. Shifts poetry to personal and self expression.
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