Why is there repetition in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"?
Why is there repetition in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
Literary devices are techniques used by authors to convey specific meanings or create a special effect in their work. Examples of literary devices include metaphor, repetition, irony, and rhyme.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner:
- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner was written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in 1797–1798 and published that year and is Coleridge's longest poem.
- This poem recounts the story of a mariner who has just returned from a long sea voyage with an amazing tale that he recounts to a man who is on his way to a wedding.
- The poem is the source of the English language expression ''an albatross around one's neck'' to indicate the person carries a heavy burden.
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Several phrases and segments are repeated throughout the long poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Repetition is used to emphasize important actions...
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