Both poems depict very different situations yet the simple appearance of each bird has a huge impact on the characters of each poem. In Rime of the Ancient Mariner the Albatross appears at a time of great suffering and turmoil and allows the sailors to break free from the ice and move forward by the wind they believe has followed the great bird to them. The sailors of the ship develop a relationship with the bird and see is as a good omen. “At length did cross an Albatross, thorough the fog it came; as if it had been a christian soul, ...
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