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    Darkness in Macbeth

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    ‘Macbeth’, Shakespeare uses numerous tools to create imagery. For each image, there are various views and imageries; he uses different techniques of writing to achieve dramatic purposes and tense atmospheres. Throughout the play, Shakespeare uses darkness imagery without losing its effect. The elements used are typical, but written to be subtly linked and create a tough atmosphere. They are; noises, settings, witches and props. First and foremost, the noises in Macbeth can clearly portray what has

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    KEMAL KOCA 21740536840 3-B HEART OF DARKNESS *CHARACTERS -The Narrator The narrator remains unidentified through the book.He tells the reader the story Marlow said to him and three other men(the captain or director of the companies,the lawyer and the accountant)when they are on Nellie on London’s River Thame.The narrator is an attentive listener who doesn’t interpret tale.He speaks after when the action is over. -Charlie Marlow He is the protagonist of the story.Marlow is a sailor who he loves

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    The Theme of Darkness in Conrad's Heart of Darkness Works Cited Not Included It has been said that although Conrad may not have been 'the greatest novelist, he was certainly the greatest artist every to write a novel';. I feel that this is an apt description of Conrad's writing style in Heart of Darkness (1902), as he paints many verbal pictures by using expressive words and many figurative descriptions of places and people. An extensive use of words relating to colour, is evident throughout

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    The Darkness in Heart of Darkness It can be said that a certain degree of darkness lies within every person, but this darkness will not surface unless given the correct environment.  The darkness, however, can emerge and ultimately destroy the person if not checked by reason.  If one's inner darkness does surface, the victim then is given the opportunity to reach a point in personal growth, and to gain a sense of self- knowledge from it.  That is, when one's darkness appears, one must

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    The Light and Dark of Colonialism in Heart of Darkness In the opening of his novel, Heart of Darkness, Conrad, through Marlow, establishes his thoughts on colonialism. He says that conquerors only use brute force, "nothing to boast of" because it arises, by accident, from another's weakness. Marlow compares his subsequent tale of colonialism with that of the Roman colonization of Northern Europe and the fascination associated with such an endeavor. However, Marlow challenges this viewpoint by

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    The Heart of Darkness

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    Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness portrays the soul of man as evil, to him the heart is a dark place filled with malcontent. The heart of man is not naturally evil; man is sick, and sick people do bad things. The appearance of man in an outward form suggests evil intent; however, this is just the byproduct of a spiritual war that is being waged for man’s soul. Just as when a man is sick and he lashes out from pain; humanity is doing the same, lashing out from the spiritual anguish that they all feel

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    The "Heart of Darkness," written by Joseph Conrad in 1899 as a short story, is about two men who face their own identities as what they consider to be civilized Europeans and the struggle to not to abandon their themselves and their morality once they venture into the "darkness." The use of "darkness" is in the book's title and in throughout the story and takes on a number of meanings that are not easily understood until the story progresses. As you read the story you realize that the meaning of

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    The Symbolism of Darkness in Heart of Darkness Darkness…What does it mean? In Joseph Conrad’s novel, Heart of Darkness, the meaning of the word “darkness” changed throughout the story to symbolize different things. Conrad used this term in ways to identify social and intellectual elements in order to help the reader get a feel of his outlook and his own opinions of the world. The two most noticeable interpretations of “darkness” were how it symbolized racism in the world and it also symbolized

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    A Journey into Darkness in Heart of Darkness

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    A Journey into Darkness in Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad, in his story, "Heart of Darkness," tells the tale of two mens' realization of the dark and evil side of themselves. Marlow, the "second" narrator of the framed narrative, embarked upon a spiritual adventure on which he witnessed firsthand the wicked potential in everyone.  On his journey into the dark, forbidden Congo, Marlow encountered Kurtz, a "remarkable man" and "universal genius," who had made himself a god

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    1. The Russian states to Marlow that “I had gone so far that I don’t know how I’ll ever get back.” Literally, it means he had gone so far by distance from Russia that he is not sure how and when he will go back to his own country, Russia. The Russian man originally started his journey “with a light heart and no more idea of what would happen to him” but after he met Mr.Kurtz, now, he ended up being in a deep jungle in Congo. Symbolically it means, he had gone so far in Kurtz that he doesn’t know

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