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    Joseph Conrad: An Innovator in British Literature Joseph Conrad ’s innovative literature is influenced by his experiences in traveling to foreign countries around the world. Conrad ’s literature consists of the various styles of techniques he uses to display his well-recognized work as British literature. "His prose style‚ varying from eloquently sensuous to bare and astringent‚ keeps the reader in constant touch with a mature‚ truth-seeking‚ creative mind" (Hutchinson 1). Conrad ’s novels

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    Joseph Conrad grew up in the Polish Ukraine‚ Polish Ukraine is a huge‚ fertile plain between the counties of Poland and Russia. Polish Ukrainewas a divided nation‚ that held four languages‚ four religions‚ and various of different social classes. Many of the families inethis area were Polish-speaking inhabitants‚ including Conrad ’s family. They belonged to the szlachta‚ a hereditary class in the aristocracy on the social hierarchy‚ combining qualities of gentry and nobility. Despite the areas poor

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    The Real Horror Through the Words of Conrad The horror of Imperialism haunts Africa even today‚ and this suffering was greedily created by the Europeans for power and resources. The Europeans concluded they were helping the Africans like the Romans who helped the Europeans‚ but in reality they created intense chaos. One brave man‚ Joseph Conrad‚ spoke out against the hostility that the Europeans projected onto Africa through his controversial book‚ The Heart of Darkness. In order to reveal the unjust

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    Joseph Conrad‚ original name Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (born Dec. 3‚ 1857‚ Berdichev‚ Ukraine‚ Russian Empire [now Berdychiv‚ Ukraine]—died Aug. 3‚ 1924‚ Canterbury‚ Kent‚ Eng.)‚ English novelist and short-story writer of Polish descent‚ whose works include the novels Lord Jim (1900)‚ Nostromo(1904)‚ and The Secret Agent (1907) and the short story “Heart of Darkness” (1902). During his lifetime Conrad was admired for the richness of his prose and his renderings of dangerous life at sea and

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    Joseph Conrad Was Confused People would think Heart of Darkness was about imperialism. It is true that the novel was mainly about imperialism. However‚ it was not fully about imperialism. Other meaningful topics inside the story are just overshadowed by it‚ and homosexual desire is one of them. In Heart of Darkness‚ in spite of its ambiguity‚ homosexual desire was implied in certain parts of the story. For instance‚ Kurtz’s “unspeakable rites” (Conrad 50)‚ involving “various lusts” (Conrad 57)‚

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    Novels do not have to be long to have credible literary merit. Such is the case with Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Heart of Darkness is quite short‚ yet superior and intriguing‚ due to the content of the novel. Heart of Darkness is intriguing‚ like Hamlet or like a Kafka novel‚ in that readers taken by power of the story never feel quite satisfied with their attempts to intellectualize the experience (Adelman 8). Heart of Darkness was written during the time of British imperialism and extreme

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    Joseph Conrad date of birth was December 3‚ 1857 (“Joseph” 1). This was the beginning of a wave that will never wash away. Conrad was just a polish child in a dangerous world. At this time‚ Poland was fighting Russia to gain back its land. Conrad escaped the reality by dreaming of traveling all over the seas (“Joseph” 1). Conrad was eight when he was first educated about the English language. His father read him Shakespeare and other English writers (“Joseph Conrad” 1). Conrad as passion for geography;

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    November 6‚ 2014    Racism and HOD  Critics and reviewers who have read Joseph Conrad ’s‚ Heart of Darkness‚ have had many  different views upon the novel‚ mostly believing that Conrad’s piece of work is either racist or  sexist. As I read the story‚ with pre­ awareness of human cruelty and inequality between the  Europeans and Africans/natives‚ I did not believe Conrad was a racist nor his work reflected the  kind of man Conrad was‚ even though there may have been points in the story that indicate 

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    it fair to call Joseph Conrad a Thoroughgoing Racist? To call someone a thoroughgoing racist is to say that they are a person who completely and knowingly considers one race of humans superior to others. This is precisely what Chinua Achebe is accusing Joseph Conrad of. It is Achebe’s opinion that Conrad wrote his ‘Heart of Darkness’ from a racist point of view intentionally to belittle Africa and its people and to raise up Europe and its people. While I agree that Joseph Conrad may have been a

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    In Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness‚ one can draw many theories as to what Conrad’s views of African Colonization are. One of the most obvious and monotonous themes of this novel would be African racism and discrimination. So‚ did Conrad write this novel as a way to condone the acts of savage European imperialism and slavery‚ or‚ to make us realize what they did was unethical? I believe he was a racist‚ and you will soon come to see why. Picture yourself streaming down on the

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