"Christabel" Poem Review by supercalifragilistic

An analysis of the Gothic motifs present in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "Christabel."
# 98028 | 854 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 05, 2007 in Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis)

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This paper analyzes and discusses Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "Christabel." The paper particularly focuses on the Gothic motifs that Coleridge uses to convey images and ideas within the poem. It presents parts of the poem to illustrate the images of vampires, moldy castles, dark moonlit nights and tragic heroines that Coleridge uses to convey his Gothic motif.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Ashton, Rosemary. "The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge." University of Alberta. 1996. 15 March 2007. <http://www.ualberta.ca/~dmiall/Gothic/Christabel.htm>
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. "Christabel." University of Virginia. 1999. 15 March 2007. <http://etext.virginia.edu/stc/Coleridge/poems/Christabel.html>
  • Hogle, Jerrold E. "'Christabel' as Gothic: The Abjection of Instability." Manchester University Press. 2005. 15 March 2007. <http://journals.mup.man.ac.uk/cgi-bin/pdfdisp//MUPpdf/GOTH/V7I1/070018.pdf>

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"Christabel" (2007, September 05) Retrieved August 17, 2017, from http://www.academon.com/poem-review/christabel-98028/

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""Christabel"" 05 September 2007. Web. 17 August. 2017. <http://www.academon.com/poem-review/christabel-98028/>