How does irony connect the themes of Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad, and Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley?
The irony in both stories is that the more powerful characters, the “creators,” are not strong enough to survive the situations they have created for themselves. In each story, we have a situation in which the seemingly more advanced being is overwhelmed by the less advanced and dies at the end of the story.
In The Heart of Darkness,
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