Heart of Darkness

when marlow's boat stopped to pick up the stacked woodpile, there was a warning above it. what did marlow find so ridiculous about this particular warnin?

when marlow finds the wood pile

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The message is "Wood for you. Hurry up. Approach cautiously." I think Marlow finds this note ironic because this country is more dangerous than approaching a pile of wood. There are dangers around every corner where "anything can be done in this country."