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Marlow throws his shoes overboard following the helmsman's death. What does this action imply about Marlow's state of mind?

A

This action reveals that Marlow is turning away from civilized behavior and becoming more savage.

B

This action reveals that Marlow does not understand the importance of the Helmsman's job and shows he has become more self-centered as he is only concerned with the blood which has stained his shoes.

C

This action reveals that Marlow feels responsible for the Helmsman's death and wishes to honor him by discarding an item of comfort.

D

This action reveals that Marlow is afraid that the blood on his shoes will cause the cannibals to consider eating the crew rather than the rotten hippo.

E

This action reveals that Marlow's thoughts have become entirely irrational. He does not think of the consequences of his actions.

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