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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

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.

Religious References

  • Angels (V.79, VI.113)
  • Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus (V.67)

Pop Culture References

  • The game of dice (III.46)

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