These two mysterious voices explain how the ship is moving. After a speedy journey, the ship ends up back in port again.
The Mariner sees angels standing next to the bodies of all his crewmates. Then a rescue boat shows up to take him back to shore. The Mariner is happy that a guy called "the hermit" is on the rescue boat.
The hermit is in a good mood. All of a sudden there's a loud noise, and the Mariner's ship sinks. The hermit's boat picks up the Mariner. When they get on shore, the Mariner is desperate to tell his story to the hermit.
He feels a terrible pain until the story had been told. In fact, the Mariner says that he still has the same painful need to tell his story, which is why he stopped the Wedding Guest on this occasion.
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Wrapping up, the Mariner tells the Wedding Guest that he needs to learn how to say his prayers and love other people and things. Then the Mariner leaves, and the Wedding Guest no longer wants to enter the wedding. He goes home and wakes up the next day, as the famous last lines go, "a sadder and a wiser man.
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Apr 28, Linda rated it really liked it. I had no idea this poem was so influential until I read "Unbroken," where the three crash survivors kill and albatross to stay alive. From this ballad we get the "albatross around your neck" and "water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink. I enjoyed it! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. About Shmoop. Shmoop is an editor of study guides and teacher resources.
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