Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” has been criticized for portraying Africa through the eyes of a European colonist rather than through African eyes.
Write a short paragraph or two answering these questions:
-What images does Conrad use to portray the setting of the Congo River?
-How does the setting imply the clash between European and African cultures or world views?
-How might Africans portray Africa differently than Conrad’s Marlow?
-Choose two images from the passage and explain how they could portray potential clash between the cultures