Heart of Darkness Essay | Who's the Darkest Character in Conrad's the Heart of Darkness?

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Who's the Darkest Character in Conrad's the Heart of Darkness?

Summary: This essay characterizes the "darkest" characters in Joseph Conrad's "The Heart of Darkness."
Which of the three are darkest? Within the Joseph Conrad's novella, The Heart of Darkness, he makes mention of three types of men, the corrupt man who exploits other men in the name of progress, the man who imposes his beliefs on other men through fear, and the man who clings to primitive beliefs and behaviors.

The corrupt man who exploits other men in the name of progress, places emphasison the Brussel's goal for utilizing the natives. The company made progress towards Mr.Kurtz so that he may study the "brutes" so they may possibly find better and more efficient ways for exploiting.

The man who imposes his beliefs on other men through fear suggests that Marlow intimidated the native by blowing the whistle on the steamboat to obtain some form of control. Another example was the company's efforts to...

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