The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - A Short Summary and Review

A short summary of the poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner:

The consequences of callously killing the albatross.

My favorite Samuel Taylor Coleridge quote from the poem:

"The many men, so beautiful! And they all dead did lie: And a thousand thousand slimy things lived on, and so did I."

Questions to ponder while reading the poem:

What have you done that has irrevocably altered your life?

What cruelty have you committed simply because you could?

My review of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner:

Ah! The regret of immature actions.

Every living being has a purpose.

You never know what you will hear if you stop and listen.


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