Thursday, 29 October 2015

Title: Heart of Darkness



Author: Joseph Conrad



Writing Type: Novel



Themes

  • The Hypocrisy of Imperialism
  • Madness as a result of Imperialism
  • The Absurdity of evil
  • Fear
  • Fate and Free will
  • Exploration
  • Power
  • Race
Symbols
  • Fog
  • The whited sepulchre
  • Women
  • The River
  • Ivory
  • The Ship
Characters
  • Marlow
  • Kurtz
  • General Manager
  • Brickmaker
  • Dilgrims
  • Cannibals
  • Aunt
  • Fresleven