Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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What if? Okay I have a question, more out of curiousity than anything else. I just finished reading this story, pretty amazing. My question is I recently finished reading an austen novel that had a...

What if?

Okay I have a question, more out of curiousity than anything else. I just finished reading this story, pretty amazing. My question is I recently finished reading an austen novel that had a review in it written by Richard Wheatley. Now, if anyone is familiar with the writer - but he has very particular views in literature. I'm just wondering what do you think his reiview would focus on if he had reviewed this story.

Of course, always quote from the story always help to justify one's opinion. Thanks in advance.

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The second post was dead on.  Achebe's thoughts on Conrad and colonization are really profound.  I have always felt that Conrad's work should be read in tandem with Achebe's "Things Fall Apart."  If one wanted to get a really good feel for colonization outside of the standard textbook reading, this duo of works would be wonderful.  I...

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Hey guys, sorry this has nothign to do with the topic, but the english used in the book is killing me. How is Marlow a dynamic character, I dont understand how he changes throughout the book while people are sayign he is a dynamic character, I see him as static.

Am I wrong or right?

 

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