Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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How does Heart of Darkness depict a journey from innocence to experience?

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One way in which Heart of Darkness depicts a journey from innocence to experience can be seen in Marlow.

Prior to undertaking his mission, Marlow displays innocence.  Marlow shows innocence with his passion for maps, his love of exploration, and the desire to travel into the heart of Africa.  These are pure expressions.  In Marlow's mind, there is limitless hope and optimism in what lies ahead. Over time,...

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