Marlow asserts, “The mind of man is capable of anything.” How does Kurtz’s life and actions reflect this? Identify some of the main reasons why Marlow believes what he says.
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Kurtz overpowered the entire station and everyone in it. He become the most powerful man of all, and yet, he is no more than a shell. Marlow sees that Kurtz attained what he most desired, but he also see the man has nothing at all. He is a god to some and a scapegoat to others. Marlow believes what he sees, but he also sees that what Kurtz has attained means nothing.