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The Horror The Horror Many times in a novel there is a line that is most memorable This line sticks out more than all the rest It possesses a certain amount of excitement and intrigue with which the reader can relate This line can usually be found in other books casual conversation movies and other medias The line is used over and over again and it becomes a part of history and life People recognize the line without even knowing the origin of the line or the historical and literary meaning behind the line The Heart of Darkness possesses one of these unforgettable lines The line is found at the end of the book and expresses the change in a characters mental health This line results in a change in the meaning and mood of the story Kurtz had originally ventured into the jungle to help the backward races He was moved though by the eternal forces of power and security Kurtzs intentions began in all sincerity He even defined all of them in the seventeen pages of his pamphlet But the four words scrawled at the end of these pages revealed his true impulses in short Exterminate all the brutes Kurtz ended up reverting to savagery himself Kurtz not only killed some of the brutes but put their heads on stakes around his house Kurtz had been claimed by the powers of darkness Kurtz returns to the moral universe only in the final hours of his life One realizes this when Kurtz cried out as his final words and the most memorable of lines The horror The horror These simple words reveal so many different meanings to the story First of all The horror The horror tell the reader that Kurtz is judging all of the adventures of his soul while he was on earth Kurtz has realized all the evil and immoral events that he has been through in
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