Romantic elements.

Where in “The Ancient Mariner” do you find examples of these traditional romantic values and ideas?


·        Nature in contrast to civilization

·        Beauty in nature – the idea of harmony

·        Strong emotions/wild passions

·        The strong and special individual – the outcast

·        Lack of idyll, quietness ̃ mental disturbances

·        Peace and harmony

·        Strange and supernatural phenomena (horror)

·        Worship of the values of the ancient days

·        Pantheism (everything is part of one living organism)

·        The poet as a (suffering)  genius living in isolation[528px-The_rime_of_the_ancient_Mariner_-_Coleridge.jpg]

·        Literature (and art) having a quality of a higher, divine order