Themes In The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

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“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” tells a peculiar tale about a mariner and his 200 crewmate who started a voyage to the equator. “Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide sea! And never a saint took pity on My soul in agony.” This quote relates to the Ancient Mariner when he was isolated on the ocean while his crew was laying dead on the ship. “ The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, is a collection of Lyrical Ballads that tells a story of a mariner and his crew who went on a journey but ended getting forced to change their destination by a strong storm. They became isolated and trapped without a way out until an Albatross came and a path was opened for them. As the story progresses the Ancient Mariner and his crew committed a crime against nature when the Ancient mariner killed the Albatross “the bird of good omen” and his crew justified his action. As a result of their actions, the Ancient Mariner and his crew were faced with an unprecedented consequence. Nature will seek vengeance against the Ancient Mariner and his crew for killing the Albatross. The Ancient mariner and his crew faced the consequences of their crime which left the Ancient Mariner in a life in death state and his crewmate dead. Three themes present in the poem was isolation and crime against nature and redemption.
“And through the drifts, the snowy clifts Did send a dismal sheen: Nor shapes of men nor beasts we ken The ice was all between”. This quote signifies Isolation in
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