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Discuss the theme purgation and sin in "THE RIME OF ANCIENT MARINER"?plz answer in detail

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reej | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted September 15, 2011 at 12:03 AM via web

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Discuss the theme purgation and sin in "THE RIME OF ANCIENT MARINER"?

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jainadi | Student, Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted September 15, 2011 at 1:24 AM (Answer #1)

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the poem relates to the experience of a mariner who has returned from a voyage,the marines stops a man going to attend a wedding ceremony and stars reciting his story of the long sea-voyage. the wedding guest's reactions turn from bemusement to impatience and fear to fascination as the mariner's story progress;as can be seen in the style of the language. coleridge uses narrative teaching such as personification and repeatation to create either a sense of danger, of the supernatural or of serenity depend on each part of the poem.

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