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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness


by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness: Symbols True or False

1. What normally symbolizes goodness but doesn't here? -> Dark
2. Marlow suggests what can be made to lie? -> Sunlight
3. What represents human life? -> Thread
4. What symbolizes death? -> Mud puddles
5. Heads-on-sticks symbolize -> Brutality