The Poisonwood Bible and The Heart of Darkness
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...Barbara, “Poisonwood Bible”, New York: Harper Perennial, 2005. Print.
Leder, Priscilla, “Seeds of Change: Critical Essays on Barbara Kingsolver”, Tennessee:
University of Tennessee Press, 2010.... A Comparison of The Poisonwood Bible and The Heart of Darkness
The similarity between Barbara Kingslover’s book, ‘Poisonwood Bible’ and Conrad’s book, ‘The Heart of Darkness’, is that both these novels, “denounce the vices of Western imperialism through the adventures of White people in the Congo” (Leder, 72). Leder has also noted, “both novels presaged public protests against abuses in the Congo, specifically the excesses of the Leopoldian regime in the Congo and the...