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A Translucent Soul

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In section 3, Marlow explains his loyalty to Kurtz when he says that following:

That is why I remained loyal to Kurtz to the last, and even beyond, , when a long time after I heard once more, not his own voice, but the echo of his magnificent eloquence thrown to me from a soul as translucently pure as a cliff of crystal.

What literary element does Conrad use in this selection?

A

Personification

B

Foreshadowing

C

Flashback

D

Dramatic Irony

E

Situational Irony