Heart of Darkness Essay | Technology and Power in "Heart of Darkness" and "Frankenstein"

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Technology and Power in "Heart of Darkness" and "Frankenstein"

Summary: The novels "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley and "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad are closely linked in the argument that abuses of technology lead to unacceptable measures.
The novels Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad are both closely linked in the argument that abuses of technology lead to unacceptable measures by society's standards. Victor's ability to create a monster by animating dead human parts leads to the misuse of technology in Frankenstein. The European technology such as guns, steamboats, and medicines in Heart of Darkness are misused technology that enable the Europeans to imperialize the African content and take the valuable capital goods of the country. The one difference in both technological advances is that Victor refuses to let it known by society because of the fear of what they will do with his discovery, in Heart of Darkness the European society has accepted guns and other advances to progress their nation economically because its accepted by their society.

In Frankenstein, Victor creates...

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