Heart of Darkness Test | Final Test - Hard

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Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Natives are often victims in “Heart of Darkness.” Is this a racist work? In what ways might it be considered not racist? Is race a central theme of the book?.

Essay Topic 2

According to the manager at one of the earlier posts, many men die in Africa. Why might this be the case? Do you believe him and his uncle? What are other reasons they might have left?

Essay Topic 3

Though the novel is a work of fiction, colonialism and empire-building was very real. Research these real-life examples and compare and contrast them to what is shown in the book.

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