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about his lust. Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad, is a work that strongly attacks colonialism and its affects not only upon affirmative Action Issue the native population but also upon the colonizers invading the land. Throughout the physical journey, Marlow is confronted with the natives time and time again, seeing them chained as slaves, living in a village and attacking his own steam boat. They were not enemies, they were not criminals, they were nothing earthly now, nothing but black shadows of disease and starvation lying confusedly in the greenish gloom. Even though the bulk of the story takes place in the Congo, no one from the Congo actually gets a real speaking part or features as anything but some thing weird, fearsome, andfor lack of a better word Other. Land in a swamp, march through the woods, and in some inland post feel the savagery, the utter savagery, had closed rX??JB. The principal cause of Kurtzs fall is his lack of moral restraint. His mentality has been influenced or imposed with the colonial motive of European conduct, but he doesn't know all these reality. Joseph Conrad (1857-1924 his downfall seems to be a result of his willingness to ignore the hypocritical rules that govern European colonial conduct. After being consumed by the heart of darkness, Marlow throws away his previous values as he reverts into a savaged, almost evil state of mind.

According to Conrad, however civilized we might be a primitive savage self is deeply hidden within. Conrad really doesn't do a thing to go against this stereotype; he just makes it worse, even if he's also saying that the way the dark people are treated isn't the greatest.

Back, nEXT, cite This Page. A Journey into the Heart of Darkness. His ambition is also traveling Africa, but though Kurtz managed to reach his inner within like as Marlow, he fails at last because he cannot come out. He is a petty tyrant, a dying god, an embodiment of Europe. It was just robbery by violence, agravated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind-as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness (Conrad 63).

His desire to join the natives demonstrates his consumption by the heart of darkness, as he reverts back to a more savaged state of being. Another direct attack is Marlows description of the natives. Once disgusted by his unfair practices, Marlow finds himself respecting the epitome of all evil. This devoted band called itself the Eldorado Exploring Expedition and I believe they were sworn to secrecy. Finally, Marlow makes a radical change in his view of Kurtz in between his setting off on the Congo and his arrival at the Central Station. By the time Marlow reaches Kurtz, he is overcome with dignity and respect for Kurtzs ability to survive. In fact, he points out that the whole heads drying on stakes thing is a kind of savagery that has the right to existobviouslyin the sunshine.

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