Tag Summary and Substance of Dejection: an Ode

Dejection: an Ode – Summary, Critical Appreciation and Question Andwers

"Dejection: An Ode" by Coleridge is originally a poem about the depressed state the poet finds himself in. The work is not merely a poem, but a reflection of the poet, who was as well-known for his rise as for his fall. "Dejection" is thought to be the result of the despair of Coleridge born of his miserable marriage and his vain love of Sara Hutchinson; after all, the poem was first written as a letter to his beloved Sara.
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