Apparently Kubla Khan lacks any logical coherence of ideas. It has the essence of poetry and dream because its aim is to delight, not to present the truth. Farther, it has procession of images which are Vague. All these romantic associations are concentrated within a short space to arouse a sense of wonder, mystery and awe. Such romantic images include ancient forests and hills, caverns which are measureless to man, spots of greenery, music of dulcimer, a damsel with a dulcimer, milk of paradise, a waning moon, and a woman waiting for her demon lover:
- Critically analyse Kubla Khan as a dream poem.
- Do you find any logical bind in the fragmentary nature of the poem?