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" It was the farthest point of navigation and the culminating point of my experience. It seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me — and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too — and pitiful — not extraordinary in any way... "
Youth: And Two Other Stories - Page 56
by Joseph Conrad - 1903 - 379 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 225

1900
...into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too, and pitiful— net extraordinary in any way — not vfy clear either. No, not very clear. And yet it seemed to throw a kind of ligh'."I had then, as you remember, "TOt returned to London after a lot of iv dlan ocean, Pacific,...
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Complete Works, Volume 16

Joseph Conrad - 1903
...to jthrow a kfr]id of light 0*1 jgggytfriag. abont"^-' ~ me — and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too — and pitiful — not extraordinary...loafing about, hindering you fellows in your work and ,„ ,^/j. •Wx&'i 52 HEART OF DARKNESS invading your homes, just as though I had got a heavenly mission...
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Genres in Discourse

Tzvetan Todorov - 1990 - 136 pages
...seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me - and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too - and pitiful - not extraordinary in any...clear. And yet it seemed to throw a kind of light" (7). The title of the story has the same metaphoric resonance. The expression "heart of darkness" recurs...
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Conrad's Fiction as Critical Discourse

Richard Ambrosini - 1991 - 253 pages
...seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me - and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too and pitiful - not extraordinary in any...clear. And yet it seemed to throw a kind of light. (51) The technique at work in this passage reminds one of the Greek tragedies in which an actor appeared...
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Solitude Versus Solidarity in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Political and ...

Ursula Lord - 1998 - 358 pages
...seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me - and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too - and pitiful - not extraordinary in any...clear. And yet it seemed to throw a kind of light" (32). Marlow's revelation of Kurtz's presiding "at certain midnight dances ending with unspeakable...
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The Voice of the Oppressed in the Language of the Oppressor: A Discussion of ...

Patsy J. Daniels - 2001 - 190 pages
...seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me — and into my thoughts. lt was sombre enough too — and pitiful — not extraordinary in...clear. And yet it seemed to throw a kind of light" (Conrad 11l. Conrad proves that he is a modernist in Heart of Darkness through his use of the psychological,...
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Others

Joseph Hillis Miller - 2001 - 284 pages
..."seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me — and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough too — and pitiful — not extraordinary in...not very clear, and yet it seemed to throw a kind of light."3 That recounting and accounting centers on an attempt to "render justice," as Marlow puts it...
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Collaborative Circles: Friendship Dynamics and Creative Work

Michael P. Farrell - 2003 - 328 pages
...experience. It seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me — and into my thoughts . . . not very clear. And yet it seemed to throw a kind of light. (Conrad 1942, 9) Rather than tell a polished story, Marlow invites the listeners into his inner world....
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Elizabeth Bishop: Her Poetics of Loss

Susan McCabe - 2010
...seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me — and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too — and pitiful — not extraordinary...clear. And yet it seemed to throw a kind of light. — Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness. \ Marlow's spatial journey in Heart of Darkness cannot be separated...
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Conrad in the Twenty-first Century: Contemporary Approaches and Perspectives

Carola M. Kaplan, Peter Joseph Mallios, Peter Lancelot Mallios, Andrea White - 2005 - 326 pages
...seemed somehow to throw a kind of light on everything about me — and into my thoughts. It was sombre enough, too — and pitiful — not extraordinary...clear, And yet it seemed to throw a kind of light — Do you see him ? Do you see the story? Do you see anything? It seems to me I am trying to tell...
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