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Dark Places

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Heart of Darkness

Why does Conrad follow glorious images of the river with the image that it has “been one of the dark places of the earth”? (line 25)

A

To subvert reader’s expectations.

B

To plant doubt in readers’ minds.

C

To foreshadow dangers ahead.

D

To distract readers with a tangent.

E

To represent both sides equally.