Marlow’s Journey into Kurtz?
In Joseph Conrad’s novel, Heart of Darkness, we are shown man insights into the darkness, that is the Congo. His characters Marlow and Kurtz undergo similar journeys through the evil and dark regions of their minds. However, Marlow is able to realize the
darkness inside of him and retain his sanity before he reverts to a savage animal, like Kurtz. Marlow’s disillusionment begins as early as when he
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man's inhumanity to man is his greatest sin. And since the story closes with a lie, maybe Conrad was discovering and analyzing the two aspects of a lie, a lie which does no harm, a white lie or a lie which does nothing to serve any good or help, a black lie. Both, of which, are present in every human soul.
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