scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,100
Joesph Conrads short story the Lagoon irony is irrelivant in the form of Arsat He has worked so hard to accomplish happiness and in the long run all of his work and striving resulted to nothing With Diamelions death he comes to the point that he realizes he is alone Desolite in his isolation he regrets the actions he has taken against his brother and his country Doomed to remain in the placid yet merky lagoon till he takes his final breath and joins his brother and Diamelion He riskes he took and the agony of isolation are all he has left to comfort him in his own seclued sanctuary turned hell Arsat had not moved He stood lonely in the searching sunshine and he looked beyond the great light of a cloudless day into the darkness of a world of illusions His can also be looked as an epifany but for this purpose the epifany can be directly related to the relization of the irony of the story He realizes he is alone and how nothing worked out as he had orginally planned At this moment of the story Arsat is lost and the irony of his life is exaulted Joesph Conrad made irony a point in The Lagoon Arsat is the victim of this irony Arsats journey from his country with his brother and diamelion is the cause He cared so much for himself and his happiness that he sacrificed his brother But in the end he sacrifced his happiness He cared very much for his brother but he left him to be killed even while he was yelling for them to wait He did not turn back So all the effort and sacrifice he endured for his happiness can to no avial He remains in his isolation on the lagoon The irony is that the thing that he sacrificed is the thing he misses most
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA