Youth Summary
Joseph Conrad

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Youth Summary

The main theme of Conrad's story is the initiation experience of Marlow on his first voyage to the "Eastern waters."

Since the story does not offer any complex psychological portraits (aside from the youthful Marlow), it does not develop the complexity of theme associated with many of Conrad's other works. Nevertheless, Marlow's determination to establish himself on the voyage, and the courage and tenacity he displays are attested to by his battle against...

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