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In section 3, where Marlow meets Kurtz's intended, Marlow describes the atmosphere as follows:

But with every word spoken the room was growing darker, and only her forehead, smooth and white, remained illumined by the inextinguishable light of belief and love.

What contrast does Conrad emphasize in this image?

A

Illusion versus reality.

B

Good versus evil.

C

Savagery versus civilization.

D

The Intended versus the African mistress.

E

Knowledge versus naïveté.

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