Analysis Of The Book “The Heart Of Darkness” By Joseph Conrad

January 12, 2021 by Essay Writer

In this next essay it will be expose an analysis of the book “The Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad, which include the situation that the Europeans had to fight and overcome the situations that they found while they start to explore those territories while the inhabitants of those lands were confused by the presence of the new conquerors that were on their land.

The heart of Darkness is a book by Joseph Conrad that talks about the voyage to the Belgian Congo of Marlow our main characters that we will see through the whole history. The story begins with our character in the ship and making a kind of flashback about how he was able to be in that ship which was achieve by an aunt that had influence on the “Company” this Company trade things in the Belgian Congo that later you figure it out that it is ivory, and the reasons that he had that made him choose that path. When he finally arrived to land he start walking and making a reflexion of how other fellow mans were on that situation and how they end up on terrible conditions because of the management of the native people, and how he should be acting to be save in that land.

In one part of the book as a reader you can infer that Marlow is not really happy or that he has a lot of emotions of what he sees, when he is on his way to the camp he is able to observe the situation of the natives, when they are dying in some part of the land, apart from the ones that continue working with or without knowledge of what is happening. In some part of the reading, like this one in particular. (Joseph Conrad. (1902). the heart of darkness. England: Unknown. Pag. 29) In this segment of the novel he is talking about of the conditions in which the slaves were and how he feel a little bit of mercy for them, > (Joseph Conrad. (1902). the heart of darkness. England: Unknown. Pag. 28) This can be an indicator of how he feels for these slaves and that maybe he was not as comfortable with the situation as he´s partners were. The book continue and we see Marlow that continues he´s voyage inside Africa with all the crew that was on the island, Marlow is assigned one task that is to repair a ship that have a great damage, that means that in some kind of way he need to see a men named Kurtz that is in other part of territory that is far from the camp, during the voyage Marlow discover certain revelations that the crew made while they thing they are asleep, like some ideas and prejudgements that they have about the men called Kurtz.

While they continue there is a part on the book in which the whole crew feel like a threat to them, when they see some natives near the place where they are they see like a fog and start to get worried about it, Marlow describe this scene like a warning not as a threat, maybe a warning to not continuing beyond the fog because even though the fog the crew can hear the natives near that place

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