The Question and Answer section for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Reverence for the natural world is a motif that is used in this poem. Coleridge was one of the foremost romantic poets of his time. He revered the natural world and this is made clear in this poem. The natural and the metaphysical world become an...
The mariner is feeling spiritually barren after killing the albatross. He can see that he is getting no forgiveness from the divine.
This is an opinion question and needs a detailed response. I'm inclined to consider ignorance as the worst one because simply not knowing and misinterpreting is a cycle that continues if ignorance is not broken.