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“ Laughed loud and long, and all the while his eyes went to and fro… full plain I see, the devil knows how to row.” – imagery that displays how the Pilot’s son looses his mind in seeing the “devil” through the mariners body.
“ Oh shrieve me, shrieve me holy man!”- Mariner asking the Hermit to free him of his sins.
“ Till my ghastly tale is told, this heart within me burns.”- It signifies the gruesome imagery of this tale.
“ I pass, like night, from land to land.” – simile comparing night to the way that he wanders around the world telling the people of his tale. He moves like night which is dark and mysterious.
“ What loud uproar… which biddeth me to prayer.” – tone change to didactic through the way that he begins to teach the wedding guests about how to respect nature.
“ Alone on the wide wide sea… O sweeter than the marriage–feast.” – imagery combined with a simile to show how far away from God he was and his longing to pray rather than waste his time at a wedding ceremony.
The mariner praises the Hermit since he represents an example of living in harmony with nature. He advises the wedding guest that one can live in a better world by seeing value mundane or ordinary things in life.