Heart of Darkness Essay | Physiological Changes in Marlow

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Physiological Changes in Marlow

Summary: Explores the physiological changes in Marlow in the book "Heart of Darkness," by Conrad. Describes how Marlow comes to see the disparities of the British being in the African Congo.
In the Beginning of the novel, Heart of Darkness, Conrad shows his audience that Marlow is about to take a great and difficult mission that is requested of him from "the company" from which Marlow works for. He is sent on a mission to take a voyage through the African Congo River and give an account of a great military official named Kurtz that was believed to have gone somewhat mad while being sent over there. When Marlow is to set sail, he has no idea what he has gotten himself into as he reaches the Congo River. What Conrad somewhat foreshadows for his audience is that, in Marlow's travels through the Congo, it will alter his mind and even himself as a whole as he goes deeper and deeper up the river.

Obviously Conrad's, Heart of Darkness is about an Englishman named Marlow and his...

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