Another great classic, masterfully narrated by Phillip J. Mather.
"'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' relates the experiences of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voyage. The mariner stops a man who is on the way to a wedding ceremony and begins to narrate a story. The wedding guest's reaction turns from bemusement to impatience to fear to fascination as the mariner's story progresses, as can be seen in the language style: Coleridge uses narrative techniques such as personification and repetition to create a sense of danger, the supernatural, or serenity, depending on the mood in different parts of the poem." (Wikipedia)
Public Domain (P)2016 Philip J. Mather
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