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Unformatted text preview: natives attack Marlow’s steamboat as it is traveling the inner station to meet Kurtz. These natives are the product of imperialism. They are so enchanted with Kurtz, that they never realize that he has the ability to control them to do his bidding. Kurtz’s followers are so captivated by him that in order for him to leave them, he is forced to sneak out of the inner station under the cover of darkness, knowing that his health is deteriorating with every step he takes. Though imperialism is generally viewed as a positive move by the more powerful country, this is one of the negative effects that it can have. The people who you choose to extend your culture to, may not wish to part with those who helped bring it to them....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENGL 2210 taught by Professor Horn during the Spring '08 term at Auburn University.
- Spring '08
- Heart of Darkness, Darkness, Ivory, Marlow, Kurtz