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The Power of the Journey

Summary: Essay describes how an imaginative journey is able to alter an our perception and illuminate our understanding of the world and our place within it. It uses four of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poems, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", "Frost at Midnight", "Kubla Khan" and "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison."

A journey has the ability to be a transformative experience that will alter our perceptions and illuminate our understanding of the world and our place within it. The landscape of the journey plays a vital role in shaping our perceptions as it allows us to have better understanding of the world and realise our place within it.

This can be seen through four of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poems where a transformation occurs in perception for the characters within the poems, as well as for the responder.

All four texts demonstrate a change in perception for the characters within the poems, and undoubtedly a change in perception for the responder. Samuel Taylor Coleridge creates this effect through his own understanding of the world and his personal experiences. In three out of the four poems being discussed in this essay, arguably the persona is Coleridge himself. Coleridge's personal context which...

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