The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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What is the Samuel Taylor Coleridge trying to convey through his epic poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?  

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Much is wrapped up in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The obvious is that there are consequences to every action. When the sailor killed the albatross, suffering and death were inflicted on the entire crew. The mariner was the only one from the crew who lived, and his punishment was to tell his story over and over....

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