Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Rime of the Ancient Mariner


  • Release: 2009-06-01
  • Publisher: The Floating Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 211 page
  • ISBN: 9781775415060
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A mariner stops a man on his way to a wedding. The mariner then relates to the man all the events of a long sea voyage, arousing in his listener feeling of impatience, fear, fascination and bemusement. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner was published in the collection Lyrical Ballads (1798), which contributed significantly to the advent of modern poetry and the beginnings of British Romance literature.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner


  • Release: 2021-01-24
  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 48 page
  • ISBN: 9798599461111
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An Ancient Mariner, unnaturally old and skinny, with deeply-tanned skin and a "glittering eye", stops a Wedding Guest who is on his way to a wedding reception with two companions. He tries to resist the Ancient Mariner, who compels him to sit and listen to his woeful tale. The Ancient Mariner tells his tale, largely interrupted save for the sounds from the wedding reception and the Wedding Guest's fearsome interjections. One day when he was younger, the Ancient Mariner set sail with two hundred other sailors from his native land. The day was sunny and clear, and all were in good cheer until the ship reached the equator. Suddenly, a terrible storm hit and drove the ship southwards into a "rime" - a strange, icy patch of ocean. The towering, echoing "rime" was bewildering and impenetrable, and also desolate until an Albatross appeared out of the mist. No sooner than the sailors fed it did the ice break and they were able to steer through. As long as the Albatross flew alongside the ship and the sailors treated it kindly, a good wind carried them and a mist followed. One day, however, the Ancient Mariner shot and killed the Albatross on impulse. Suddenly the wind and mist ceased, and the ship was stagnant on the ocean. The other sailors alternately blamed the Ancient Mariner for making the wind die and praised him for making the strange mist disappear. Then things began to go awry. The sun became blindingly hot, and there was no drinkable water amidst the salty ocean, which tossed with terrifying creatures. The sailors went dumb from their thirst and sunburned lips. They hung the Albatross around the Ancient Mariner's neck as a symbol of his sin. After a painful while, a ship appeared on the horizon, and the Ancient Mariner bit his arm and sucked the blood so he could cry out to the other sailors. The ship was strange: it sailed without wind, and when it crossed in front of the sun, its stark masts seemed to imprison the sun. When the ship neared, the Ancient Mariner c

Gustave Dore Remastered  the Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Gustave Dore Remastered the Rime of the Ancient Mariner


  • Release: 2019-06-15
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  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 109 page
  • ISBN: 1073723100
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Welcome to Gustave Dore Remastered, presented by Studio 57. In this title, there are 38 full-page Gustave Dore illustrations to accompany the poetic work of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's classical work, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. The size of this book is 8.5 x 11 inches, which make it great to view the illustrations and share the book to others. Please check out the author page for more books from this series.