Marlow in "Heart of Darkness"
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This paper provides an analysis of a specific passage spoken by Marlow, the narrator of Joseph Conrad's novella "Heart of Darkness." The analysis describes what the passage refers to literally, what it symbolizes, and how it relates to the overall motifs of the novella. The passage also gives insights into Marlow's character.
From the Paper:"Marlow's comments that are the focus of this analysis are significant to the overall theme and tone of Joseph Conrad's novella "Heart of Darkness." Why Marlow maintains the worst of it would be if the natives or savages were not inhuman is because it would demonstrate the inhumanity of white civilized peoples toward their own species. That would truly be the horror and the darkness which are two of the main motifs in the novella. To see that Marlow thinks this discovery could be the..."
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