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When I read Conrad’s The Heart of Darkness, the language hinted to racism not from the standpoint of Conrad, but from Marlow,the protagonist and the other major and minor characters. This is why I can not commit to Achebe’s accusations for Conrad and his work because Conrad’s The Heart of Darkness is a product of its time. Achebe begins his argument with the comparison of the two rivers: Thames and The Congo. He writes: The b... ... middle of paper ... ... that exists within. Evidently, Achebe believes Conrad is a racist and his work is a product of his racism; however, I do not agree with this statement.
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