Premium Content Heart of Darkness and Things Fall Apart: Complements, or Contrasts?
By Audrey Fisher - May 13, 2007
When the Europeans arrived in Nigeria to harvest ivory and spread their religious ideals, many Africans were exploited and their cultures were irreversibly changed. Two novels, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, provide accounts of how the white man impacted Africa. Yet whether the novels actually complement…
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