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Kurtz's Painting's Symbolism

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What is symbolized in Kurtz's painting of, "a woman, draped and blindfolded, carrying a lighted torch"?

A

The fact that women must remain blind to the harshness of the outside world.

B

A blind and unseeing Europe trying to enlighten Africa.

C

The journey into the darkness that Marlow must make to find Kurtz.

D

The suppression of the United States by Europe which is indicative of Africa's future.

E

The fact that Kurtz was blind until he began to interact with the natives.