The waves encroach fairly evenly on the shore, and presently a few more feet of sand have been won.
But an occasional wave thrusts up unexpectedly, much further than the others; even as far, say, as Kurtz and his Inner Station"- Albert J.
Despite sounding condemning in nature, this role is actual crucial.
These naïve illusions are the foundation of the social fictions that justify economic enterprise and colonial expansion.
Nonetheless, when he sees mistreatment and unfair handling he does not physically try to stop it.
On the contrary, he just turns away and accepts that it is happening.
Darkness could be a sign of the white man's heart, which demand to be a representative of European light that comes to the Congo to save the Congo, although in actuality it is the white man who slaughters the Congo.
It is the white man that binds the habitants of the Congo while blaming them as primitive and uncultured.
As such, women are the beneficiaries of the wealth that follows, and they become status symbols that men use to showcase their success.
Heart of Darkness advances and withdraws as in a succession of long dark waves borne by an incoming tide.