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This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison

This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison


by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Analysis: Shout Outs

When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Historical References

  • Charles Lamb (Dedication)
  • The India House, London (Dedication)
  • The murder of Charles Lamb's mother (line 33)

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