Is Heart of Darkness Racist?

Answer People who understand this novella know this book is not meant to be racist. There are demeaning words used against ethnic groups by the main character, but the theme of the novella is that the Eur... Read More »

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What is the miniature world that Conrad creates within the Heart of Darkness both psychologically and geographically?

Conrad's Mini World The Congo and the 'soul' or consciousness. Oliver Stone attempts to fast-forward the treatment upon S.E. Asia and Kurtz, I believe, and the same story, in my view, possibly is E... Read More »

Was Heart Darkness by Joseph Conrad racist?

Yes it can be said that it was racist, reasons being racism is warrented as an biased and hated view of a group of people, since this is the only point of the book depicting certain etnic groups an... Read More »

How is Marlow Heart of Darkness like Raskolnikov Crime and Punishment?

Marlow is like Raskolnikov because they both start out living a fantasy or an illusion.Marlow live in London in the upper class and doesn't have to worry about ever getting his hands dirty. However... Read More »

I forgot all about her tainted heart. Why can't she forget about mine?

Probably because it's embalmed and displayed on The Nolte's special shrine.