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The Horror Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad is a novel where the main character Marlow is telling a story of a trip to the Congo. This novel is said to possibly be an autobiography of Conradís life at sea. This is said because Conrad was a seaman for a many years and went into Africa many times. The story is so powerful that even after 100 years, we still struggle with its meaning. This …

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…the heart of the inner soul and trying to tell how horrible colonization is. The interpretation could say that colonization is the heart of darkness and is true evil and that true evil lies in the heart of our souls. Bibliography Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart. New York, N.Y., Ballantine Books, 1959. Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness. New York, N.Y., St. Martinís Press, Inc., 1989. School, Beacon. Http:/www.beaconschool.org/ ebernabe/Darkness.html.