Heart of Darkness

What is his point?

***PART TWO***

Marlow gets a flash of insight. “What did it matter what anyone knew or ignored? What did it matter who was manager? …The essentials of this affair lay deep under the surface, beyond my reach, and beyond my power of meddling.” (Pg. 39) What is his point?

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AS they move forward into the darkness of the jungle, Marlow understands how irrelevant he and his travellers are. What lurks in the jungle has far greater power than meddling white men.