Why are the images of sun, death, wind and sea creatures repeated so often in "the rime of the ancient mariner" no thanks

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Concerning Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," one can't really speak for a writer and say why he or she does something.  All we can do is talk about the effects of what a writer does.

"Rime" is a work of imagination, and it has as its theme a love of and reverence for nature.  Indeed, the Mariner sums up the theme by...

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