HEART OF DARKNESS: THEN & NOW
The book H.O.D is relevent today in many ways.
The H.O.D is relevent to today because the elements it deals with captalist abuse, racism/racial inequality, and sexism in women still are all society issues in 2015.
Relevance of: Capitalism
Instead of Civilzing savages, they became exploiters of of the land. Belgian trading companies sent their agenents into the Congo for trading. The chief commodity was which they found was ivory. Ivory symbolizes the White Mans;s greed and their commercial mentality. The Greater the ivory collected by the agent, the greater is his achievements he can expect
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