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Dejection

The speaker in the poem feels a general dejection which is probably the combination of despair or depression (cause unknown) mixed with a weakened creativity or writer’s block. The speaker seeks...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2011, 11:15 pm (UTC)

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Dejection

Romantic poetry typically testifies to the beauty and power of the natural world. In “Dejection: An Ode,” Coleridge frequently alludes to the power of nature. He refers to “a deadly storm,” “the...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2019, 9:19 am (UTC)

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Dejection

The meter of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "Dejection: An Ode" is iambic pentameter, with variations of trimeter and tetrameter. Here follows an example of flawless metric variation as it moves...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2010, 2:54 am (UTC)

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Dejection

As the poem opens, the speaker is feel dejected and depressed. Even nature can't rouse him from this state. He gazes at the "yellow green" evening sky with a "blank" eye. As night falls and he sees...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2021, 3:18 am (UTC)

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