English 1022E Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Female Genital Mutilation, Polymath, Torchlight

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Like sir gawain confronting death and coming back, that will happen to marlow. Marlow meets kurtz" intended and associates and interrogates them. Similarities and differences between sir gawain and the green knight and heart of. Marlow begins to question what is happening with the imperialist project already. He"s capturing the way in which people who aren"t europeans are given a name by the europeans. You would be labelled a trespasser if you were hunting on european land. This criminalizes you and makes you into something you are not just for being what you are and for being at a particular place at a particular time. Conrad is capturing the essence of this with the repetition of call, call in that passage. Significant omission: no nuns and priests, no one to confirm his aunt"s delusion that he is taking up the white man"s burden". Refers to the philanthropic pretense of the whole concern maliciously.

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