How do you handle waiting while you are working on your art? (And believe me, it is art if you are dedicated to your craft.) I handle waiting by continuing to write, even without knowing if my effort will pay off. 165 more words
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Two deaths – one real, one imagined – significantly impact Marlow and his state of mind in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. The real death is that of the helmsman, who is speared directly in front of Marlow during an attack on the steamship; the imagined death is that of Kurtz, whom Marlow assumes is now also dead. 537 more words
‘Otherness’ is a concept whereby differences in cultures, societies, or people are used in order to create a divide, and in some instances to create a sense of hierarchy. 1,980 more words
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If you follow us on Instagram (@LaurenConrad_com), you probably noticed some New York Fashion Week photos popping up on your feed last week. Well, that’s because two of us traveled to the Big Apple to catch the Spring 2017 shows.
As Marlow in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness travels up the Congo River, he says that “Going up that river was like traveling back to the earliest beginnings of the world, when vegetation rioted on the earth and the big trees were kings” (33). 519 more words