Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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When Marlow visited Kurtz's Intended, he had the vision of Kurtz and seemed to hear the whispered cry "The horror! The horror!" again. Why ?

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Conrad was very interested in the contrast of “the raw and the cooked,” that is, the civilized vs. the primitive (Claude Levi-Strauss’ metaphor for the two stages of civilization).  The whole experience of Kurtz among the...

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