In Heart of Darkness, what are some of the first things that Marlow sees at the Outer Station?
Upon reaching the Outer Station, Marlow is struck by the poverty and sickness of the people and land. Walking up a rocky path to the Station, he observes:
I came upon a boiler wallowing in the grass... an undersized railway-truck lying there on its back with its wheels in the air. One was off. The thing looked as dead as the carcass of some animal.
I avoided a vast artificial hole somebody had been digging on the...
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