Kurtz is deemed insane and now commands his own Montagnard troops, inside neutral Cambodiaas a demi-god. Willard to "terminate" Kurtz "with extreme prejudice". Clean" to head upriver. They successfully raid at dawn, with Kilgore ordering a napalm strike on the local cadres.
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Now seems like a perfectly good time to share this list. The book tells the story of Heathcliff, a rather strange child who is adopted by a family and is later made to be their servant.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens This book tells the tale of Pip, an orphaned child who climbs up and down the social ladder of Georgian England. There are a lot of wonderful things going on here: Bleak House by Charles Dickens This is a legal drama, believe it or not, that basically exposes how painfully the wheels of justice can turn and how some court cases can drastically affect the lives of many.
It does delve a bit into specifics of how the law worked at the time in England, but get past that and you have an interesting novel with a lot of subplots that are all tied together by a painful and dramatic trial.
Walden by Henry David Thoreau Thoreau spent two years living in a self-made cabin on Walden Pond and during that time, he took down his thoughts on the value of solitude and self-reliance.
This is a wonderfully thought-provoking book on what it means to be an independent and self-reliant person, mixed in with some great tales of independence and nature. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas This is just a really wonderful action story, with double crosses, fights, romance, and humor.
The slow change in Jean Valjean from the beginning to the end of this book, along with his interactions of people of various moralities, is simply wonderful to read. There are about a dozen deeply memorable characters in this novel who will stick with you for a long time.
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde This is a horror story, but also a very timely commentary on the public face that people put out there while they sometimes hide darker things. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse This tells the tale of Siddhartha, a man who simply wants to understand how life works.
He starts off being an ascetic in that he gives up worldly possessions, but eventually he moves on from there through various stages and eventually reaches some powerful conclusions about life. Oprah picked it for her book club. You will be glad that you did.
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman This is, hands down, my favorite collection of poetry. It includes my single favorite poem and countless other great poems, including the amazing I Sing the Body Electric.
If you read a book of poetry in your life, make it this one.Characters. See a complete list of the characters in Heart of Darkness and in-depth analyses of Marlow, and Kurtz.
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Summary Heart of Darkness begins on board the Nellie, a small ship moored on the Thames River in London. After describing the river and its slow-moving traffic, Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad.
BUY SHARE. BUY! Home; Literature Notes; Heart of Darkness; Part 1; Table of Contents. Summary and Analysis Part 1 Bookmark this page Manage My. In Heart of Darkness, the titular "darkness" represents various parts of reality, human nature, and the corruption of decency when faced with insurmountable obstacles.
Marlow uses it regularly. A list of all the characters in Heart of Darkness. The Heart of Darkness characters covered include: Marlow, Kurtz, General manager, Brickmaker, Chief accountant, Pilgrims, Cannibals, Russian trader, Helmsman, Kurtz’s African mistress, Kurtz’s Intended, Aunt, The men aboard the Nellie, Fresleven.
Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness is one of the author’s most famous works of prose fiction. It was first published in and it is considered a fictional autobiography since he based it on.