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Essay | Coleridge's Kubla Khan

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Coleridge's Kubla Khan.
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Coleridge's Kubla Khan

Summary: Examines the the poem "Kubla Khan," by Coleridge. Describes what effect Coleridge achieves by juxtaposing images of natural beauty with images of danger and potential violence.
The juxtaposing images of danger with natural beauty was used by Coleridge to compile his thoughts in the poem "Kubla Khan." The effects produced because of this cause the reader to be more at awe while reading rather than trying to understand the poem the first time through. Using a combination of stressed and unstressed syllables, Coleridge allows the reader to feel either the calmness or urgency found in this poem. This effect adds to the beauty of the images described in the poem. This technique exemplifies Coleridge's utopia as well as the demonification that may lurk in the shadows.

The first eleven lines are an introduction to the rest of the poem. These lines show the reader what Coleridge has experienced during his dream and the supreme beauty within. He believes that this place is like no other, and tries to express the urgency he feels...

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This section contains 607 words
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