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By J. M. Lybyer

The unique CliffsNotes learn publications supply professional observation on significant issues, plots, characters, literary units, and historic heritage. the most recent new release of titles during this sequence additionally function glossaries and visible parts that supplement the vintage, prevalent format.

In CliffsNotes on Victory, you find one in all Joseph Conrad's most complicated characters, Axel Heyst, a guy who has withdrawn from lifestyles, and during situation, has come to stay in isolation on an island -- until eventually he meets the gorgeous Lena and falls deeply in love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 atmosphere that basically Joseph Conrad might tell.

Chapter summaries and commentaries take you thru Conrad's memorable novel, and significant essays assist you comprehend constitution and symbolism of the unconventional. different gains that assist you research include

  • A normal precis of the advanced plot of the novel
  • Analyses of every of the most characters
  • A component of assessment questions

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Com • to develop Schomberg's character. He does not appear, excepting by reference, after the end of Part Two. Part Three (ten chapters) begins in author's objective viewpoint but in Chapter Three shifts into subjective of all the characters excepting Jones. The purpose of Part Three is: • • • to introduce the reader to Samburan as it looks when Heyst brings Lena to live there, and also to introduce Wang. to introduce the three villains to Samburan and show their opinion of Heyst and his reaction to them.

Two such questions follow: Did Jones shoot Lena by accident or by intention? com missed, and shot Lena by accident. " A more thoughtful consideration raises strong suspicion that Jones was too good a shot to miss a sitting target in a brightly lighted room. Conrad has informed the reader about Jones' ability with a gun, but Heyst was ignorant of how Jones shot Pedro's brother, Antonio: "He snatches his revolver from under his jacket and plugs a bullet dead center into Mr. " Heyst did not hear Ricardo tell Lena that his master is "better than good" with a gun.

At the age of twelve, Conrad lost his father and the gifted boy was left to relatives who reared and educated him. Doubly orphaned by Russian cruelty, Conrad was marked in his youth by that grief and melancholy which permeates all his writings. Conrad was, himself, a withdrawn person who masked his aloofness under a courteous exterior. His novel, Victory, more than any of his other writings, revealed his own self knowledge and regret for those circumstances of his life which fostered detachment.

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