LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in Self-Reliance, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Emerson and other transcendentalists believed that nature —rather than society, institutions, or the Church—is the ultimate source of truth about the self, God, and existence. As Emerson put it in another essay he.
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