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When I first approached Coleridge’s poetry, I was not the biggest fan. “The Rime of Ancient Mariner” was a very intricate poem to read and I did not like the excessive sadness in his works. But after attending the discussion … Continue reading

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Samuel Coleridge

Relationship with Robert Southey met in school and developed their ideas on pantisocracy had a falling out when they disagreed with the concept of their utopian society Relationship with Sara Fricker a lot of speculation on why they were married … Continue reading

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“Christabel” and the Gothic

A couple of weeks ago,  as we studied in class John Coleridge’s poem “Christabel”, we noticed several elements of the Gothic movement which reminded me of a painting that I had studied a few times in class the previous years: … Continue reading

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Anetta Newcamp, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Interpreting Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Although I was cognizant of a multitude of possible symbols in the poem during my initial examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” I … Continue reading

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Bria Hood “Frost at Midnight”: Getting Back to Nature

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Frost at Midnight” is a free verse conversation poem originally written in 1798. In the poem Coleridge uses strong descriptive imagery to emphasize his idea that his son needs to be raised in nature. Coleridge exhibits a … Continue reading

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