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Compare and Contrast  Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness.Compare and Contrast  Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness.

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Since the topic is wide open, I think you need to be ready for a variety of approaches to it.  One particular striking feature that can be shown side to side is how Conrad deals with the notion of "the captain."  In Heart of Darkness , the role of the captain is one that represents confidence and complete certainty.  Even when Kurtz has descended into insanity, there is confidence in what he is...

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