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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Transcript of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
-Born October 21, 1772 in Devonshire, England
-Youngest of 14 kids
-Attended Christ's Hospital School in London
-Went to University of Cambridge
-Married in 1795 to Sarah Fricker, but was not a fruitful marriage
-Died July 25, 1834
The Romantic Literature Movement
-This time period from 1750 to 1870
-During the Romantic literature Movement authors went aginst the restrictions of society
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge was part of this movement and was a major contributor
-Authors preferred this movement since it gave more freedom.
-Samuel Taylor used allusions in the poem to emphasize the
By; Gurkaran, Meet, Sukhjit, and Thomas
Tried to run his brother, Frank, through with a knife as a kid only to be stopped by his mom and ran away. Later filled with remorse he fell asleep in the grass and woke up to a search party but was unable to do anything due to rheumatism. He was later found.
-Was speculated to have bi-polar disorder
-Never got his degree
-Was a heavy user of opium, to the extent of trying of hire people to stop him
Critical Approach ~ Biographical
-Overall Samuel Taylor's works were greatly influenced by his life and his descions that he made in his life
-Between the years of 1772 and 1798 (his first 26 years of life) held the greatest influecne on his writing
-In order to understand the influences better on his writing a
more indepth look is required
-Was a favorite of his father due to his brains and being born last
Years before the Poem
-went to Cambridge in 1791, poor in spite of some scholarships
-worked himself into debt with opium, alcohol, and women
-by 1793, he owed about £150 and so he joined the army
-began planning the establishment of a ‘pantisocracy’, a type of communist Utopia on the edge of the Susquehanna River in Pennysylvania, with his friend Robert Southey
- married to Sara in October of 1795
-David Hartley Coleridge, born September 1796, followed by Berkeley Coleridge in May 1798
(his sons)(Online Literature)
-Had a morbid obsessed with horror stories from a young age
-His close call to killing his brother helped define who he is
-His fathers death drove him away from home and led him to Christ's Hospital
-While receiving his education he came into contact with the ideas of the French Revolution
-Suffered from rheumatism (English
Writers Pg. 41-45)
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-Spent ten years at Christ's hospital.
-Started to study at Jesus College in Cambridge in 1791.
-Won the award for the best Greek ode in 1792.
-Started alcohol and drugs.
-Prescribed by physicians, opium as a way to soothe his main disorder (rheumatism) but started to get addicted.
-At the peak of his drug addiction during his middle ages (laudanum)
-Speculated to have more disorders
-Becomes passionate about politics
-Falls in love and becomes more interested with the French Revolution.
-Does not complete degree and decides to move (more specific in later years)(Online Literature)
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-One of Samuel's most famous poems , Kubla
Khan, was inspired while he was on drugs