Heart of Darkness Essay | Student Essay

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Heart of Darkness: A Different Perspective

Summary: Explores themes from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Considers Marlow's view of the European's real intentions in Africa.
In Joseph Conrad's the "Heart of Darkness," he makes a clear distinction between the Natives and the Europeans right from the start. The Europeans describe the natives to Marlow as the enemy and savages. He then begins to form his opinion on how the Company is only run for money. It is here that Conrad delivers one of his many clues that the Europeans are indeed the true savages, as oppose to the natives. Through the eyes of Marlow, it is clear that the Europeans do not have good intentions regarding their movement into Africa.

The Europeans are very close-minded to the fact that Natives could actually be considered a group of civilized people. Among other reasons, they feel their superiority makes them the model for what a civilized nation should be. Mr. Benowitz defines one meaning of civilization in his post concerning the...

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