Heart of Darkness
In Joseph Conrad's book Heart of Darkness the Europeans are
cut off from civilization, overtaken by greed, exploitation, and
material interests from his own kind. Conrad develops themes of
personal power, individual responsibility, and social justice. His
book has all the trappings of the conventional adventure tale -
mystery, exotic setting, escape, suspense, unexpected attack. The
book is a record of things seen and done by Conrad while in the
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