The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Mariner is not in the hands of a merciful God because his agony always returns. He asks for forgiveness of his agony but still after he tells his tale the agony returns at random times. A merciful God would grant permanent mercy. For all, the Mariner has been through death and hardship of his crew because of the killing of the albatross. The thought of his crime is
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a short while after he tell his tale the agony will return even worse than the first time he confessed his tale to the Hermit. What is bad about the Marinerís situation is he has to live the rest of his life traveling from town to town finding the right person whom he has to teach his tale to or he is forced to live in the agony of the death of his crew.