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what about the spirit from "the land of mist and snow"

 

alicia f #211397
Nov 06, 2011 9:21 PM

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what about the spirit from "the land of mist and snow"

in the rime of te ancient marnier

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jill d #170087
Nov 06, 2011 9:28 PM

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The "land of mist and snow," was the place that the sailors were hampered by ice and mist; this was the place that the albatross guided them away from before being shot by the mariner with his crossbow.

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alicia f #211397
Nov 06, 2011 9:44 PM

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who was the angelic spirits which move the bodies of the dead men
 

Aslan
Nov 07, 2011 12:40 PM

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The angelic spirits come to resurrect (kind of) the Mariner's crew. The spirits want the Mariner to complete his penance for killing the albatross. They also want the Mariner to transfix others and tell his story. That too is part of his penance that will never end.
 

breanna t #298589
Jan 28, 2013 4:26 PM

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“The spirit who bideth by himself / In the land of mist and snow, / He loved the bird that loved the man / Who shot him with his bow.” Write an essay analyzing the role that these lines play in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.” Why are these lines important to the plot of the poem? What poetic effects does Coleridge use in these lines? What tone is created by the poetic effects in these lines


someone please help.. it wont let me make my own question
 

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