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Spell Bound

.::. 2-22-2011 .::. written for British Lit. II .::. Abigail Morris .::.

+ Spell  Bound

          We, as individuals, are like to fall upon different interpretations, emotional responses, and strengths of imagination when reading and offering a response to any book, poem, story, article, essay, etc. This being so, I can only speak for myself in the matter of what effect Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” has on a person reading its full measure for the first time. My experience seems similar to that mentioned in the introduction of the young Mary Shelly in that I find myself happily haunted with the memory of it. The poem is put together in what Continue reading