In view of definition of psychological novel, critics regarded Heart of Darkness as masterpiece of art as it is about psyche of characters.
Symbols of Heart of Darkness have more than one meaning such as fog and color symbolism are for evil and Congo River symbolize for death.
Certain anti-African elements are there in novel but Chinua Achebe should understand that purpose of Heart of Darkness was not to show decay African culture
Congo river plays a vital role in “Heart of Darkness” and it cannot be underestimated. Joseph Conrad is a well-known novelist. His two major techniques "imagery and symbolism" remarkably describe…