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Rime of the Ancient Mariner By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge's classic poem is reinvented as a graphic novel.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Coleridge was educated at Christ's Hospital, London, At this time hewas an ardent non-conformist and in 1796 preached throughout the West Country, deciding, however, not to become a minister. In... More > 1797 he met William Wordsworth and for the next year and a half lived and worked closely with him, collaborating to produce the Lyrical Ballads. In 1798, Coleridge set out for Germany, where he studied Kant, Schiller and Scheling. On his return he moved to the Lake District to be with the Wordsworths, but suffered from his failing marriage and an increasing dependence on opium. He also fell hopelessly in love with Wordsworth's future sister-in-law, Sara Hutchinson, the inspiration for his love poems of this period, and separated from his wife in 1807. In 1816 he lodged in the London household of a young surgeon Dr James Gilman. The publication of Christabel in this year assured his reputation( taken from http://www.poemhunter.com/samuel-taylor-coleridge/biography/).Edited by Paul Hessel for Errant Editions.< Less
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Along with other poems in Lyrical Ballads, it was a signal shift to modern poetry and the... More > beginning of British Romantic literature. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner relates the experiences of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voyage. The Mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story. The Wedding-Guest's reaction turns from bemusement to impatience and fear to fascination as the Mariner's story progresses, as can be seen in the language style: for example, Coleridge uses narrative techniques such as personification and repetition to create either a sense of danger, of the supernatural or of serenity, depending on the mood of each of the different parts of the poem. The poem explores violation of nature and its resulting psychological effects on the Mariner, who interprets the fates of his crew to be a direct result of his having shot down an albatross.< Less
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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For killing an albatross, the mariner and his crew are punished with drought and death. Amidst a series of supernatural events, the mariner’s life alone is spared and he repents, but he must... More > wander the earth and tell his tale with the lesson that “all things great and small” are important.< Less
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner By Gustave Dore, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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It relates the events experienced by a mariner who has returned from a long sea voyage. The Mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story. The... More > Wedding-Guest's reaction turns from bemusement to impatience and fear to fascination as the Mariner's story progresses, as can be seen in the language style: for example, Coleridge uses narrative techniques such as personification and repetition to create either a sense of danger, of the supernatural or of serenity, depending on the mood of each of the different parts of the poem.< Less
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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This new edition of Coleridge's famous poem examines in depth all the topics an A level student needs to cover. However, the book is also aimed at the general reader as it avoids specialist terms. It... More > enhances enjoyment of the poem by encouraging readers to explore different ideas and interpretations.The engravings of Gustave Dore provide atmospheric illustrations. The poem is printed in full, with the marginal notes provided by Coleridge. There is a summary of each part of the poem, as well as a commentary to aid understanding. There are also chapters on topics which will interest the general reader as well as being useful for students of the text.< Less
Featherfoot, Space Marine By David Kuzminski
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Featherfoot, Space Marine, 67,000+ words, is a science-fiction tale taking place roughly two hundred years in the future. The story revolves around Charles Featherfoot, a native American who joins... More > the Space Marines as he seeks his destiny upon finding that there are no openings in the Galactic Ecoleers. Because his father invoked a request for an ancestor to guide him, Charles finds his path guided and protected by the spirit of an ancient chief of his tribe who was killed in the mistaken belief that he had wronged the tribe. With some of the restraining amulets removed, Malakei’s spirit is free to wander as far as it needs in order to help others of his tribe. Consequently, he’s on hand to give advice to Featherfoot so that the young brave will excel in becoming a warrior. When Charles meets a beautiful, young cadet, Malakei counsels him on enjoying her company but to not fall in love with her because of a secret even she doesn’t know about herself that will eventually bring sadness to him.< Less
The Mitchell Plesiosaur: Life and Times in Oregon's Ancient Sea By Sarah Ehmer et al.
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Book for children, by children, about Oregon's Plesiosaur--a 25-foot-long marine reptile that was the tiger of the Cretaceous seas.
The Mitchell Plesiosaur: Life and Times in Oregon's Ancient Sea By Sarah Ehmer et al.
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Book for children, by children, about Oregon's Plesiosaur--a 25-foot-long marine reptile that was the tiger of the Cretaceous seas.
Pathfinders: The Beginning By Cynthia Michaels
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A young wounded Marine is chosen to find the Code of Life the ancient Gods brought to Earth eons ago. He must overcome his current issues holding him in conflict in order to become the man the Gods... More > intend him to be and find their Code to restore the current chaotic universe.< Less