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The contrast between Kurtzs intended and black mistress The Heart of Darkness is a story about a man telling a tale of an adventure that he had on the Congo River During this adventure he meets a guy named Kurtz Kurtz was congregating with a tribe of people who worshiped him and did what ever he told them to do Kurtz was a very special person in the way he influenced the feelings of two very different but somewhat similar women Among this tribe of savages was a woman that was said to have been Kurtzs mistress Back home he had a woman who he was supposed to marry Kurtzs black mistress and intended were two very different people from different places who shared the same devotion towards him even though there were many obstacles in the way of their love Kurtzs intended was from the city and was well off with money Kurtzs black mistress was in a tribe of savages in Africa She to was well off in her possessions You could tell she was well off or important in the things she wore and the way that Marlow described the way she carried herself and the way the other members of the tribe watched what ever she did In the city the intendeds family labeled Kurtz as being not good enough Marlow says that it was because he was not rich enough or something p249 This is ironic because his black mistress tribe or family treats him like a god Both women felt the same undying devotion to Kurtz When Kurtz was being taken away by Marlow on his ship the tribe came running and hollering trying to get him back The woman even entered the water with her arms stretched towards the boat Marlow blew the whistle to scare away the tribe This worked and even made the ones closest to the shore fall down flat on their face as if
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