The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' (originally The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere) is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written in 1797-98 and published in 1798 in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads.
Along with other poems in Lyrical Ballads, it was a signal shift to modern poetry and the beginning of British Romantic literature. 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' relates the experiences of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voyage.
The Mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story.
The Wedding-Guest's reaction turns from bemusement to impatience and fear to fascination as the Mariner's story progresses.
- Format: EPUB
- Pages: 174 pages
- Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
- Publication Date: 16/04/2013
- Category: Humamities
- ISBN: 9781473382329
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