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Authors are not the last ones to judge wrongly or incorrectly sometimes they are the first In Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad a seaman named Marlow reveals the story of his adventure into the deep congo in africa where he encounters the black natives and their culture The view of sides is flipped in Things Fall Apart by achebe when an African named Onkwonko faces conflicts within his own tribal village and culture whilst also dealing with the invasion of whites and christian missionaries Both viewpoints represented in each story exhibit bias and prejudice towards the other group of people or even their own Bias and prejudice can be found using different protocols that allow a reader to effectively determine whether information is credible Heart of Darkness and Things Fall Apart present levels of bias and prejudice that can be determined using a set of protocols to determine the credibility of information from the text There are protocols for determining the amount of bias and prejudice that allow readers to find falsified or skewed views on characters or situations in a story One protocol to determine bias and prejudice is the evaluation of text that contains a demeaning or elevating attitude towards a certain group of people or a certain side This is important to take into consideration because it pushes the reader to one side of view rather than giving them equivalent information on both sides so they can make their own inference or opinion Another protocol is to observe evidence of only one perspective being shown or another not being accounted for This similarly needs to be taken into consideration because it does not even give the reader an enough amounts of information to make that opinion or inference and indicates the authors view may be biased and therefore incredible A
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