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Objective Correlative story-telling: Marlow the tale-spinner in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad’s short novel Heart of Darkness (1898) occupies a conflicted position in the Western literary canon. It has been read variously as a psychological study on the human capacity for darkness or evil, as a Dante-esque journey into hell, as one man’s quest for knowledge of his unconscious self (Feder 280) and as a treatise on the nature of humanity.

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Literary Essays

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Flicker, please
Fumble and fade, bickering disease
of mine
of sickening mind
of pictures enshrined
and inflicted on peace over time
or sink into liquor and wine… 60 more words


Speedway: Rampant Kurtz leads Tigers past the Champs



Sheffield Tigers put in a sensational performance at the Owlerton Stadium on Thursday night with a ‘royal’ beating of the top of the table Edinburgh Monarchs, thanks mainly to Brady Kurtz, who guested for the South Yorkshire side from the Somerset Rebels, as the Australian rider top scored with 17 points and helped make it 11 home victories on the bounce for the Tigers. 903 more words

the horror, the horror

the tough thing about existence is
that the world is
mute at its core
and mutable
to its core

12-Year Prison Sentence For Priest In Child Porn Case

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A Catholic priest who taught years ago at a Detroit high school was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday for transporting child pornography. 373 more words