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Joseph Conrad An Innovator in British LiteratureJoseph Conrads innovative literature is influenced by his experiences in traveling to foreign countries around the world Conrads literature consists of the various styles oftechniques he uses to display his well-recognized work as British literature His prose stylevarying from eloquently sensuous to bare and astringent keeps the reader in constant touch with amature truth-seeking creative mind Hutchinson 1 Conrads novels are basically based onhaving both a psychological and sociological plot within them This is why Conrads work carriesits own uniqueness from other novels when being compared to hisExamples of Conrads literature include novels such as Heart of Darkness Lord Jim andThe Secret Agent Heart of Darkness is basically based on his own experiences but Conrad alsoadds fiction into this particular novel Dintenfass 1 It has been said that Conrads style ofwriting is described as life as we actually live itis to be blurred and messy and confusing--and the abstract ideasof actual experiences can sometimes produce in us or in that part of usanyway which tries to understand the world in some rational way Acquiring this from the novelgives the reader a psychological perspective in that they are receiving feedback in a conscious waysuch as a hallucination or a phantasm Dintenfass 2 Readers have curiously questioned thepurpose of his novels such as Heart of Darkness but the answer is quite simple The purposeis to get the reader to re-live any experience in some significant and concrete way with all itscomplexity and messiness all its darkness and ambiguity intact Dintenfass 3 An additionalnovel with similar characteristics of the novel Heart of Darkness is Lord Jim Not much is saidabout Lord Jim but it has been known that Conrad most likely will place metaphors in his novelwhen describing a location extrinsic from any common place The reason for adding metaphors is because Conrad attempts to locate the contrasted parts of human nature by lavishing it with anintensely fierce characteristic Successfully Conrad accomplishes
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