The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Epigraph Summary & Analysis

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Epigraph Summary

Thomas Burnet says there are unseen Natures. He wants to know who will study these Natures. He says there is much to be studied. People should study these things to broaden their minds. He also says people should be objective in these studies.

Epigraph Analysis

Both visible and unseen Natures are in the poem. The poem is a study of Natures including human nature, the natural world and the supernatural world. This quote by Burnet reinforces what Coleridge tries to do in the poem. The quotation is an addition to the 1817 poem.

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