Heart of Darkness - Roman Empire in Briton \u25cf \u25cf \u25cf \u25cf \u25cf \u201cNatives\u201d are savages Very sparse outposts\/forts \u201cNatives\u201d forced to do labor

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Roman Empire in Briton Belgians in Congo “Natives” are savages Very sparse outposts/forts “Natives” forced to do labor Military personnel in Briton were out to rise up in the ranks/be promoted “Mystery of the wilderness” “Natives” are savages Very sparse outposts/forts “Natives” forced to do labor The Company employees in Congo were out to make a name for themselves/make money “Mystery of the wilderness” Irony is situational - Opposite of what the reader would expect - Can be intended/unintended Ironies - The civilized world is portrayed as “light” while the uncivilized world is portrayed as “dark” - But “civilized” people were the ones enslaving natives in the Congo Foreshadowing - History repeats itself
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