How do meter and point of view contribute to the author's meaning in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"?

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner " is written in ballad meter. It uses a metrical scheme of alternating lines of iambic tetrameter and iambic trimeter, rhymed ABAB. Because this was the metrical scheme used for traditional...

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