Analytic Reasoning and Composition Heart of Darkness

English – Analytic Reasoning and Composition Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness
Chapter two – It is imperative that as you read Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” you are mindful of the different linguistic, rhetorical, and stylistic devices that the author utilizes to convey the horrors of this story. Being an active reader, you are required for this assignment to record five quotes from the text (Chapter Two). The passages may be as short or as long as you prefer. Underneath each passage you are to provide a half page analytical evaluation. As you respond to each passage, question the author’s tone, purpose, organization, diction, symbolism, etc. Ask yourself if the passage ties in with a theme or literary theory. Is the passage effective, or ineffective? You are free to cite specific quotes from your passage in your response for clarification of your analysis.
This assignment requires MLA format. This is not a personal reflection, which means do not use first person. You do not need to include a Works Cited page, or any outside sources.