John Conrad

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One of the finest sytlist of modern English literature was Joseph Conrad, was a Polish-born English novelist, short story writer, essayist, dramatist, and autobiographer. Conrad was born in 1857 in a Russian-ruled Province of Poland. According to Jocelyn Baines, a literary critic, "Conrad was exiled with his parents to northern Russia in 1863 following his his parents participation in the Polish independence movement". (Baines 34). His parents' health rapidly deteriorated in Russia, and after their deaths in 1868, Conrad …

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…Conrad urges that his essay "The Lagoon" argues that the imagery no only provides a fundamental metaphysical "dualism" between reality and human desire, but also provides sufficient context to distinguish between meaningul and self-deluding "urpose action". but his conclusion that there is no light and no peace, just death for manuy, is drawn when he is in a dumb darkness of human sorrow" in which hecan "see nothing" despite the dazzling dawn around him (Baines 39).