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Summary: "Heart of Darkness" elaborates human nature and existence, using the two visual aspects of dark and light and the method of indirection, Conrad takes the reader on an unforgettable journey with the main character Marlow through the jungles of Africa.
They years from 1912 to 1930 were the Heroic Age of the Modern Novel, the age of Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Forster, Lawrence. This period brought important changes and was marked by important events that influenced man, his society and the whole humanity. One can trace many influences in the changes in attitude and technique in the fiction of this period. The influence of psychology and anthropology made the authors explore the depths of human nature and existence.

Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" elaborates the above mentioned issue, using the two visual aspects of dark and light and the method of indirection, Conrad takes the reader on an unforgettable journey with the main character Marlow through the jungles of Africa. Marlow wants to discover the darkness in the heart of Mr. Kurtz which is the main voice that leads him all the way through. During the journey Marlow becomes aware...

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