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Heart of Darkness Study Guide & Essays

by Joseph Conrad

A novella, Heart of Darkness is Joseph Conrad’s most famous work and a foundational text on the subject of colonialism. Heart of Darkness is based in part on a trip that Conrad took through modern-day Congo during his years as a sailor. He captained a ship that sailed down the Congo River. Conrad…

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Posted By megan s #365904 at Apr 07, 2014 5:17 PM

What is the illusion in the story?

In heart of darkness Conrad questions the concept of civilization. The best of a civilization is in the quality if the men/women it produces, and the quality of a person is revealed in that ultimate situation where e has only his "own true stuff" on which to rely, and when illusions are destroyed.

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