The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Is "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" an allegory? broadly explain the answer please... in detail Editor's Note: the original question reads: "broadly describe how does rime of the ancient mariner...

Is "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" an allegory?

broadly explain the answer please... in detail

Editor's Note: the original question reads: "broadly describe how does rime of the ancient mariner even allegory?"

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Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", like many of the Christian epics of the medieval period that influenced the Romantic movement, acts simultaneously as literal story and as allegorical tale. The difference between the Romantic allegory and the early Christian is that the allegorical level of reading is not predetermined or guided by a set of fixed conventions, and...

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