مجلة إشكالات في اللغة و الأدب
Volume 4, Numéro 1, Pages 1-10

Works Of Corruption And Redemption In Joseph Conrad’s Heart Of Darkness

Authors : Fethi Haddouche .

Abstract

This essay aims at studying aspects of moral corruption and degeneration in relation to the administration of the Belgian empire in Africa in Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness. Unable to accept truth about these forms of moral degeneration and inefficiency in the administrative services of the empire, Marlow becomes sceptical about the reality and truth in connection with the humanity of the Whiteman and his ability to spread civilisation in Africa.

Keywords

Empire, truth, Civilising mission, Greed, Nepotism