Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

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In the poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner written by Coleridge, an old man is punished by a Spirit for killing an innocent albatross, whom he loved. In order to analyze whether the ancient mariner has found peace at the end of the poem or not, a series of aspects will be considered throughout the story. First, it is worth mentioning that after killing the albatross, the mariner starts being punished by the Spirit of the South Pole, who submits him to a Life-in-Death experience. As a consequence, the old man suffers from both physical and spiritual pain. On the one hand, he is exposed to an extreme hot weather in the middle of the sea, being thirsty and having no water to drink. On the other hand, his shipmates make him feel spiritual sorrow

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