An Analysis Of ' The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner ' And Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein

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My Essay is Scary Enough Throughout the Romantic Period, the popularity of spine-chilling literature containing ghastly creatures such as dead bodies, zombies, and the supernatural, as well as death in general, had exponentially increased as a topic used among poets of this time period. Moreover, literary works that have earned a widespread reputation such as Samuel T. Coleridge 's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and Mary Shelley 's "Frankenstein" were created and cultivated during the Romantic Period. Even long after the Romantic Period had taken its last breath, the theme of spine-chilling literature has been continued into the Modern Era of literature through the supernatural, murder cases, vampires, and laboratory accidents. The theme of horrific, spine-chilling literature, from the Romantic Period and onward, has progressively increased in popularity by being used in the works of William Blake, Samuel T. Coleridge, John Keats, Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, and many others. Beginning in the early portion of the Romantic Period, horror in literature had begun to emerge to the surface as an interesting topic among the literate. During this period in time, William Blake had written a poem in 1794 entitled “The Poison Tree” which was a good example of the supernatural aspect of horror in literature (Blake 134). In this poem, the author describes that he is angry with his foe, but nevertheless, he did not share this information with the foe. Therefore, his emotions of…

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