How do these final lines from “Kubla Khan” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge affect the overall tone of the poem? His flashing eyes, his floating hair! Weave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes with holy dread For he on honey-dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise. The last lines bring the poem to a (sacred, climatic exotic, historical, dreamlike, madness) close. Flashing eyes evoke the image of passionate creativity. By talking about “holy dread,” Coleridge suggests that creation is both (sacred, climatic exotic, historical, dreamlike, madness) and demonic.
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In American society, romantic love is considered the main reason for people to marry. On the other hand, in some societies, romantic love is considered a form of obsession or madness. In fact, even in many societies where “true love” is not considered a form of insanity, arranged marriages are still the norm. For example, in many cultures it’s believed that marriage is basically an economic arrangement. Thus, a farmer needs a wife both to bear children and to share the farm work while raising new “hands” as additional farm labor. In other societies, marriage is mainly about cementing connections between families. Indeed, most marriages between members of European royal or aristocratic lineages were primarily aimed at creating trust, loyalty, and mutual obligations between privileged and powerful families. 3. In the passage you just read, a basic contrast regarding ideals about marriage is signaled by which word or phrase? A. For example B. In fact C. In other societies D. On the other hand