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Essay | A Literary Genius, or Racist Novelist?

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A Literary Genius, or Racist Novelist?

Summary: In the novel Heart Of Darkness, author Joseph Conrad accurately and open-mindedly examines the "darkest places of the human soul" . The novel is said to be a work of the imagination that through time has become a " visionary self-examination of Western civilization."
Heart of Darkness

In the novel Heart Of Darkness, author Joseph Conrad accurately and open-mindedly examines the "darkest places of the human soul" . The novel is said to be a work of the imagination that through time has become a " visionary self-examination of Western civilization." This novel is a rare symbolic work deeply rooted in historic authenticity. The way "savages" (as they were called) was treated. It examines the mental, physical and emotional abuse and distress Africans were sentenced to at birth because of the color of their skin. It also examines the stability, and instability of the human mind, for people from all different ethnicities. The pain this novel expresses proves to be unbearable to withstand and such crimes are not socially accepted in today's society, but are they?

"Heart of Darkness was written during the time of British imperialism and extreme exploitation...

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