"An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" (2035-40).
"An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness"
1. How does Achebe justify his argument that Conrad's authorship of Heart of Darkness shows him to have been a racist? Do you think Achebe's assessment of Conrad is on the mark, or do you disagree with it? Explain your reasoning on this issue.
Edition: Abrams, M. H. et al. The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vols. 2A-C. 7th ed. New York: Norton, 2000. ISBN 2A = 0393975681, 2B = 039397569X, 2C = 0393975703.