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How African woman is portrayed in 'The Heart Of Darkness'?  

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camenon | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 3, 2011 at 11:27 AM via web

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How African woman is portrayed in 'The Heart Of Darkness'?

 

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calmer | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 1, 2011 at 11:03 PM (Answer #1)

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African woman in heart of darkness is personification of evil.Marlow`s remakr about the woman while she was coming out of the jungle was,that jungle breathed and she came out of it.Jungle is a dark place where evil flourishes in darkness.Whole figure of that woman was clear sumbol of evil.She loved Kurtz so well for being away from social restraint Kurtz himself has indulged in evil of all kind and fallen aprey to that personification of evil

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