Final english 2-a - Please double the amount that this final paper is worth because I will not be taking the M/C portion of the final Prof Eastwood

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** Please double the amount that this final paper is worth because I will not be taking the M/C portion of the final. Prof. Eastwood has approved this. ** Evaluating Lord Jim Lord Jim , by Joseph Conrad, is a story about a man named Jim and his attempts to separate himself from a shameful past. He constantly sought redemption from his past, which had been marred by cowardly actions. Throughout the story Jim’s bravery is tested in several situations and Joseph Conrad does an excellent job of taking these opportunities to define the intricacies and depths of Jim’s character. Conrad uses various settings and numerous secondary characters to depict Jim’s persona. Conrad illustrates Jim’s determination and ethics along with his inner weakness: the inability to forget his past. Despite his attempts to redeem himself, Jim is not able to relieve himself of this burden and this would consequently lead to his downfall. The sole purpose for the secondary character, Gentleman Brown is to show the goodness and altruistic nature of Jim. Brown eventually discovers Jim’s weakness and uses this to contribute to his downfall. Conrad’s use of an adverse character to better show Jim’s
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course HUMANITIES 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '01 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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Final english 2-a - Please double the amount that this final paper is worth because I will not be taking the M/C portion of the final Prof Eastwood

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