Found 4 Articles for Supplementary: Poetry

The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 12-Jan-2023 10:32:28
Introduction The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a poem written by S T Coleridge. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet, literary critic, and philosopher, co-founded the Romantic Movement with his friend William Wordsworth. In the poem, the old sailor is portrayed as one of the wedding guests by the poet, who then begins to recount his tale. He begins by describing how their ship sailed out of the harbour joyfully but later encountered difficulties and despair prevailed. He shot and killed a bird. Due to his sin, he was cursed. Summary One wedding guest was stopped by an elderly ... Read More


Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 14:15:18
Introduction The poem Snake written by D H Lawrence is about the poet’s encounter with a snake on a water trough. The poet is conflicted with the idea of whether to kill the snake or respect it. The snake was thirsty and drinking water. After drinking water, the snake started slowly going into the hole and then the poet threw a log at the snake. Then he felt ashamed of his behaviour. Summary One hot sunny day, the poet sees a snake drinking water on the water trough. The snake was golden-brown. When the poet saw the ... Read More


Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 14:09:04
Introduction The poem Ozymandias is one of the most famous creations of P.B. Shelly. This is a poem about the temporariness of human life. A traveller tells the story of a stone statue that he interacted with in the desert. The statue was of the famous king Ozymandias. He was the most powerful king of his time. This poem shows that no matter how powerful a person is or how magnificent a statue is, it all will eventually fall but the stories and art will live forever. Summary The poet meets a traveller who had come from the old ... Read More

Not Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 14:00:57
Introduction ‘Not Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments’ is written by one of the most prominent poets the world has ever seen, William Shakespeare. This sonnet is beautifully rhythmic. The poet tries to show the power of words and rhymes in this sonnet. It is about the destructive power of nature. There are multiple literary devices used in this sonnet. Some of the literary devices are alliteration, allusion, personification, repetition and epithet. Summary The poem is the 55th sonnet by William Shakespeare. The sonnet is beautifully written and it is rhythmic. The author has tried to describe the power and ... Read More