“Heart of Darkness” Essay
What matters to someone may be meaningless to others, or a view a person has may be totally different from another person. What does this mean? Views, although on the same subject, may differ. This reasoning is evident in Joseph Conrad’s novella Heart of Darkness. Different views of the wilderness are one of the apparent themes in the story.
The different views of the wilderness serve two purposes.
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had learned from European society were peeled from him and the passions and greed of his true nature was shown. Through the influence of the wilderness, basics human natures are revealed.
Conrad wrote about the themes to accomplish two matters. The first was to portray the views of the time the novella was written. The second was one of the reasons for writing the book, self-discovery and adventure. The wilderness shows the truth about himself..