PART ONE OF THE BOOK!!
Marlow observes, “I felt as though, instead of going to the center of the continent, I were about to set off for the center of the earth.” (Pg 10) Consider how this statement relates to the following statement:
…the archetypal myth dramatized in much great literature since the book of Jonah: the story of an essentially solitary journey involving profound spiritual change in the voyager. In its classical form, the journey is a descent into the earth, followed by a return to light.