Heart of Darkness is a frame narrative recounting Charles Marlow's voyage down the Congo River.
Source: Conrad, Joseph. (1902). Heart of Darkness. New York: Harper and Brothers.
- Part 1
- Marlow recounts his journey up the Congo River to the narrator and his fellow travelers.
- Part 2
- Marlow overhears a conversation regarding Kurtz. Marlow starts his journey up river to visit Kurtz accompanied a by the local natives.
- Part 3
- Marlow and a company manager meet with Kurtz, who has become gravely ill. Marlow finds himself ostracized after defending Kurtz.
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