Explore Conrad’s depiction of women in the novel, paying particular attention to the Intended and to the African Queen. What does he intend by linking these women (in Marlow’s mind), and what statement might this make about the relationship between the world of civilization and the wilderness.
– In your essay, ensure that you provide a specific thesis in the introduciton, and – as you develop your paper – refer frequently to the text itself (via paraphrasing and specific quotation).
– – Sources: no outside sources needed, only quotations and paraphrasing from the novel (Heat of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad)
– – – Length: 1200 words