Essay about The Narrative Structure of Heart of Darkness
HoD not only tells a story; it explores why the story should be told in this manner as well as the limitations of telling the story in this manner.
Conrad uses the "organizing features of traditional narrative" (Which are? The detective story and frame story) to tell his story, but by using them, he points out their weaknesses.
HoD is a detective story with an inconclusive ending.
HoD is a frame story; but the observance of the action from different perspectives …show more content…
Marlow interprets this cry as an indication of what Kurtz must feel toward all that he has experienced.
But Brooks takes it further by saying that this lack of articulation is due to Kurtz's expedition into the heart of darkness, which is throughout the novel characterized as