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The Poetry of Coleridge: Complete & Unabridged by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Essays and Term Papers

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be an enemy." (John Stuart Mill, from Coleridge, 1840) Samuel T. Coleridge was born in Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, as the youngest son of the vicar of Ottery St Mary. "At six years old I remember to have read Belisarius, Robinson Crusoe, and Philip Quarll…
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"Kubla Khan" is a romantic poem written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It has been known that Coleridge was addicted to opium and that he actually saw a vision while he was "high" on opium. And out of this opium-induced dream the poem "Kubla Khan…
Category: / History / War & Conflicts
'Frost at Midnight' is another of Coleridge's most famous Conversation poems. In it, through musing on some childhood memories set off by the quiet within his cottage, Coleridge partly muses on those psychological states that produce poetry. Hence…
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most of what Samuel Coleridge is talking about, but I am sure some of the lines have different meanings beyond what I have understood connected to it as well. Subject Matter and Theme: A mariner and a crew set sail on a ship. Things go fine…
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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 aspects of life. This tale follows the Mariner and his crew as they travel between…
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Born on October the 21st, 1772, in Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire; died on July the 25th, 1834, in Highgate, near London. Poet, philosopher and critic, Coleridge stands as an influential figure of his time. William Hazlitt wrote…
Prompt: Trace the Mariner's guilt/atonement (giving examples oh his sin, punishment, 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…
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge was a major English lyrical poet, critic, and philosopher, whose lyrical ballads, written with William Wordsworth, started, and brought the movement of English Romanticsm to new heights. Thus, such a reputation…
opiate addiction, an affliction from which Coleridge was known to suffer, and it is prudent to assume that it is the poet who speaks in this poem. The use of a first person present narrative gives this poem an intimate, almost conversational tone and allows…
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge, to those who know and understand his poems well, exists in three modes, as Philosopher, Poet, Friend. If the truth were told, we should all be obliged to admit that the Philosopher escapes us. It is the opinion of many…
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