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Unformatted text preview: Heart of Darkness 09/02/2010 16:29:00 Structure; Conrad and race Summary of Previous Lecture Marlow is in a boat on the Thames, Years later, he remembers his experience He first invokes the Roman empire He had gone to Belgium to sign p He travelled to Africa on a French boat to replace a Danish captain Then he went 30 miles upriver with a Swedish captain At this point, he had never heard of Kurtz Structure Marlows journey has 4 stages 1. From Europe to Africa, then to the first station, 30 miles upriver o 10 days here; he meets the accountant and others and the first hears of Kurtz 2. From the first station to the central station, another 170 miles by foot(end of Part 1) o Marlow waits 3 months for rivets; he meets the Manager and hears intrigue 3. A two month journey by steamer to Kurtzs Inner Station(end of Part 2)3....
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