• Heart of Darkness – The Horror of Colonization

    Joseph Conrad’s famous novel Heart of Darkness deals with the horrible situation of African slaves through the lens of a colonizer.  From the perspective of a colonizer, we come to realize that the white men view the Africans as nothing more than mere insects. For the colonizers, the colonized are primitive people having no language, history or culture. The African slaves are treated in a very brutal way, they are chained and used for labor work. The colonizers had no sense of humanity. For them, the slaves are insects who only speak gibberish only because they don’t have a real language. “It was written I should be loyal to the…