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Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 3

Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 3

It’s not often that a poem becomes not one but two movies, or inspired a song by Iron Maiden but Samuel Taylor Coleridge's ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ is one of those rare exceptions. It is a 7-part tale about the experiences of a sailor who has just returned from sea. It’s a tale of peril, of the supernatural, of the sea. Today, lets take a look at part 3, in which the mariner spots something in the mist…

Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 2

Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 2

It’s not often that a poem becomes not one but two movies, or inspired a song by Iron Maiden but Samuel Taylor Coleridge's ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ is one of those rare exceptions. It is a 7-part tale about the experiences of a sailor who has just returned from sea. It’s a tale of peril, of the supernatural, of the sea. Today lets take a look at part II, in which the mariner and his crew-mates become the object of spirit’s wrath…

Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 1

Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 1

It’s not often that a poem becomes not one but two movies, or inspired a song by Iron Maiden but Samuel Taylor Coleridge's ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ is one of those rare exceptions. It is a 7-part tale about the experiences of a sailor who has just returned from sea. It’s a tale of peril, of the supernatural, of the sea. Today let’s take a look at part 1, in which the mariner departs on his journey out to sea…