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Poetry Analysis: Essay Four [22 out of 25, 2000/2001]

Image of the first marked page of Chris Larham's essay on 'Kubla Kahn', 'Dover Beach', and 'Spellbound' (22 out of 25, 2000/2001).

Samuel Taylor Coleridge uses “Kubla Khan”, an ancient warrior, as the vehicle through which the description is relayed in the poem (similar to the ‘traveller from an antique land’, which Shelley employs in ‘Ozymandias’); it was Khan who did ‘decree’ this particular place.[…]

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