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Department
English
Course
ENGA10H3
Professor
Garry Leonard
Semester
Fall

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Heart of Darkness Notes  Heart of a myth is in this novel, you come across many myths when reading the novel  Myth of prevail  Nobody is white enough in the novel- everyone is judged based on their colour  The myth of whiteness and myth of perfection are aligned economically  Marlow in the book also realizes that attitudes towards the natives are that they are not humans, that’s why you can slave them to work  Marlow works for a corporation-is the main character of the book, is the main narrator of the story  Kurtz is the second main character of the book  Congo is where Marlow goes, to work  The author of Heart of Darkness committed suicide  When you go to the Congo you either oppose myths or you break down  Marlow questions on how can you slave people?  Capitalism in the book, its powerfu
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