Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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My teacher asked for me to find two quotes that demonstrate the presence of a frame narrative in Heart of Darknessby Joseph Conrad. Is the passage that begins as follows an example of the frame...

My teacher asked for me to find two quotes that demonstrate the presence of a frame narrative in Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Is the passage that begins as follows an example of the frame narrative?

Between us there was, as I have already said somewhere, the bond of the sea. Besides holding our hearts together long periods of separation, it had the effect of making us tolerant of each others yarns—and even convictions. The Lawyer—the best of old fellows—had because of his many years and many virtues...

If this is a good example of the frame narrative, then I only need help finding one more quote that demonstrates the frame narrative. If this isn't a good example, please show me two quotes that are and explain why the one I selected is not.

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Heart of Darkness is a 1899 novella written by famed Polish-British author Joseph Conrad, which was originally published as a three-part serial story. The novella has a very unique narrative structure, as Conrad employs a frame narrative (a story within a story) and presents an unnamed narrator who is both a listener to and a narrator of Charlie Marlow's story. Instead of telling the story entirely from the perspective of Marlow, Conrad includes a frame narrator who contrasts Marlow's views and opinions so that he can indirectly tell the readers that what he has learned about England and Africa so far is false and untrue. Thus, it comes as no surprise that by the end of the novella, the narrator's attitude toward the past is completely changed.

Marlow tells the main story of his experiences sailing down the Congo River in...

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