Questions tagged [samuel-taylor-coleridge]

Questions about the works of the English romantic poet and literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) and his life as a writer. He is best known for the poems 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Khan', and the poetry collection 'Lyrical Ballads', which he co-authored with William Wordsworth.

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Catalectic trochaic tetrameter or acephaleous iambic tetrameter? Scanning “Kubla Khan”

I'm currently teaching myself to scan, and I'm practicing with Coleridge's "Kubla Khan" at the moment. You can read the entire poem online. I've arrived at line 32: "Floated midway on the waves;" and ...
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What were the original titles/structure in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?

Coleridge's famous poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" has its constituent parts titled differently in different editions / online sources. For example: Lit2Go has "Part the First", "Part the ...