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The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner

Question 5:

Using the words given above rewrite Part1 of the poem in your own words. The first stanza has been done as an example:

It is an ancient Mariner,

And he stoppeth one of three.

‘By thy long grey beard and glittering eye,

Now wherefore stopp’st thou me?

An old sailor stopped one of the three people passing by, who asked: “Old man, with your long grey beard and glittering eye, why are you stopping me?”

Answer:

An old sailor stopped one of the three people passing by, who asked: “Old man, with your long grey beard and glittering eye, why are you stopping me? The bridegroom’s doors are open and I am one of the next family members. The guests have arrived, the feast is set. Can’t you hear the merriment?”

The sailor held him with his skinny hand and said: “There was a ship.” The wedding guest, disgustingly said, “Let go of me, you lunatic person,” and dropped his hand.

However, the sailor captivated his attention with his glittering eye; the wedding guest stood still. He was all ears to the old sailor, just like a three years old child, because now the mariner had his will.

The wedding guest was left with no choice but to listen to the ancient sailor. Thus began the narration of the ancient mariner. “There was a loud cheer on board, and the harbor has clear, for the sun ...

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