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By Joseph Conrad

ISBN-10: 0822013398

ISBN-13: 9780822013396

ISBN-10: 0822072890

ISBN-13: 9780822072898

The unique CliffsNotes examine courses supply professional remark on significant topics, plots, characters, literary units, and historic history. the newest iteration of titles during this sequence additionally characteristic glossaries and visible parts that supplement the vintage, widely used structure. In CliffsNotes on Victory, you find one among Joseph Conrad's most complicated characters, Axel Heyst, a guy who has withdrawn from existence, and during condition, has come to stay in isolation on an island -- until eventually he meets the gorgeous Lena and falls deeply in love along with her. What follows is a sad story in an unique surroundings that purely Joseph Conrad might 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 positive aspects that assist you learn comprise A basic precis of the advanced plot of the unconventional Analyses of every of the most characters a bit of evaluate questions vintage literature or smooth modern day treasure — you will comprehend it all with specialist info and perception from CliffsNotes learn courses.

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Jones and Ricardo never fathom Heyst's polite and casual attitude. They mistake his forthright manner and courteous behavior as a mask for depths of cunning that frighten them. How does Heyst regard himself? While a person's own estimate of himself may not coincide with others' judgment, still such self-knowledge as a person possesses is important to the study of that character. " He tells Lena that he is "the most detached of all creature, . . the veriest tramp on this earth, an indifferent stroller through the world's bustle .

His fastidious soul has held him back. It still holds him in this moment of Lena's death--the final negation of all his man-soul needs and cries out for. He cannot summon the "true cry of love" to his lips, not even to comfort the girl who has given her life for him. It is the ultimate irony that he makes the physical gesture that convinces Lena of her Victory. com CHAPTER FOURTEEN Summary This final chapter contains Captain Davidson's report of the Samburan affair to an "Excellency" who has called him in for an explanation.

Conrad has fully motivated Heyst by telling us that his philosopher father has imbued him, in his youth, with a deep mistrust of life. At his most impressionable age and under the most poignant of circumstances, the elder Heyst has guided his son, Axel, into an isolationist philosophy that years of experience only confirm, strengthen, and solidify into a pattern of life. " Otherwise he is never to participate in human action. What does Heyst do that reveals him? In all relationship to people he holds himself aloof, masking his indifference under consummate politeness.

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