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Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Analysis: Sex Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?

G

There may not be any sex here, but there are plenty of disturbing images. What about all the intense imagery, and the "fast thick pants" and the Abyssinian maid, and the story about all the opium it took for Coleridge to write this? If this was a movie, we're just not sure we'd be comfortable taking little kids.

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