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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born in Ottery St Mary, Devon in 1772. He was the youngest son of the local vicar. He attended Christ's Hospital School in London as a charity boy. In 1791 he went to Jesus College, Cambridge, but did not complete a degree. He began to publish poems in 1793, and in 1795 he met Wordsworth, with whom he composed Lyrical Ballads. Coleridge's best known poems and poetic torsos include 'The Aeolian Harp' (1795), 'The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner' (1797) and his final...See more

Personality Profile For Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The following is a personality profile of Samuel Taylor Coleridge based on his work.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge is expressive and boisterous.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Samuel Taylor Coleridge is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.

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