Coleridge's Poems

explain the following lines from Coleridge's "Kubla Khan" ? " For he on honey-dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise.

Coleridge's "Kubla Khan"

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These lines allude to the supernatural status of Khan. Coleridge conflates the near-mythic figure of Kubla Khan manipulating the natural world physically, with the figure of the poet manipulating the world "in air" through the power of his words. In either case, the creative figure becomes a source of awe, wonder, and terror combined.