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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?


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


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.


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


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.


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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