Joseph Conrad portrays the figure of sailor.
Joseph Conrad portrays the figure of sailor in both the “Heart of Darkness” and “The Secret Sharer” as a person of capabilities but with a weak heart. For example, the saga of a naive young skipper is forced to make findings concerning the destiny of a fugitive sailor who murdered a man in self-protection.
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Whilst, Almayer’s Folly are stimulated on his familiarities as a sailor along the Asia with Conrad himself summing the story like a psychological research concerning the prudent European soul which endures to the Arab’s opposition.
John Stape. The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad, Pantheon, Cambridge University Press, 2006.