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Joseph Conrad -Heart of DarknessI am writing an essay regarding 'language to describe...

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vjordan22 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 11, 2011 at 11:36 PM via web

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Joseph Conrad -Heart of Darkness

I am writing an essay regarding 'language to describe the indescribable' in the heart of darkness and was looking for key points to highlight in the essay.

To what extent is this true in the novel?


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e-martin | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted January 7, 2012 at 5:53 AM (Answer #2)

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You might begin at the end of the novel. Kurtz' last words - "the horror, the horror" - can be construed as an attempt to describe the indescribable.


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