Compose a well-crafted essay concerning the character and significance of the unnamed captain. Some things to consider include: What are his principal personality traits? In what actions, words, and thoughts do these personality traits manifest themselves? What is the captain's role in the plot? What is significant about the captain being the story's narrator, in terms of discerning his personality? In what ways do his actions impact other characters? What is the greater significance of his various interactions with other characters? How do his interactions with others help the reader to see the greater significance of the story as a whole?
This story is written in the first person from the point of view of the ship's captain. What are the other points of view an author can use to tell a story? Identify and explain them. Also, explain how Joseph Conrad uses the first person point of...
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