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By Joseph Conrad

The unique CliffsNotes research courses supply specialist statement on significant subject matters, plots, characters, literary units, and ancient history. the newest new release of titles during this sequence additionally characteristic glossaries and visible parts that supplement the vintage, favourite structure. In CliffsNotes on Victory, you find one among Joseph Conrad's most complicated characters, Axel Heyst, a guy who has withdrawn from lifestyles, and during condition, has come to dwell in isolation on an island -- until eventually he meets the gorgeous Lena and falls deeply in love together with her. What follows is a sad story in an unique surroundings that in simple terms Joseph Conrad may inform. bankruptcy summaries and commentaries take you thru Conrad's memorable novel, and important essays assist you comprehend constitution and symbolism of the unconventional. different beneficial properties that assist you learn contain A common precis of the complicated plot of the radical Analyses of every of the most characters a bit of evaluation questions vintage literature or sleek modern day treasure — you will realize it all with professional details and perception from CliffsNotes examine courses.

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Why does Conrad enter the minds of all major characters in Victory excepting Mr. Jones? 17. Why does Heyst so deeply resent Schomberg's malicious gossip? 18. What contrasts does Conrad's technique of "pairing" accentuate? Which characters are "paired"? 19. What does the portrait of Heyst's father symbolize? 20. " How does this emotion affect his actions? 21. What does the volcano symbolize? The clouds? The storm? The sea? The spears in the barrier of branches? Ricardo's dagger? 22. What significance does the problem of Victory have on a universal level?

His real name is not Jones; yet he gives the impression of being a gentleman. He claims that he once moved in the highest society. By the objective viewpoint--never entering his mind--Conrad makes Jones a most diabolical villain, larger than life. He appears as a hideous specter, an animated corpse, calculating, cruel, and ruthless as the devil he symbolizes. Conrad does not motivate Jones. He tells nothing of his childhood nor of the sinister forces that shaped him into the embodiment of cold horror.

All the objects about him seem unreal. He gazes at Lena with dread. She hides her face in her hands. All at once Wang's queer motions and suggestive hints make sense. com she speaks with an accent of wild joy: "You are safe now, I have done it. . " Her voice fades, but her eyes still shine like sun breaking through mist. Heyst bows his head gravely and says with his polite playfulness: "No doubt you acted from instinct. Women have been provided with their own weapon. I have been a disarmed man all my life.

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