The And Its Effects On Society Essay

1591 Words May 11th, 2016 7 Pages
An individual may be faced with many difficult events which make reaching the end extremely hard, although individuals will pull through and try one 's best in order to overcome these fears and negativity. Individuals are forced to suffer has they are not provided with the essentials needed for human life, as Conrad states, "They were not enemies, they were not criminals, they were nothing earthly now, - nothing but black shadows of disease and starvation, lying confusedly in the greenish gloom... and slowly the eyelids rose and the sunken eyes looked up at me, enormous and vacant, a kind of blind, white flicker in the depths of the orbs, which died out slowly." (Joseph Conrad, 25) This quotation represents that the individuals have been diseases and feed unusual foods which are nothing in quantity resulting in individuals to starve and eventually die from the harsh working conditions and starvation. The representation of the colours within this text symbolizes purity when in reality there is no relation of purity to the harsh environment. On the other hand, sending individuals through sexual assault and rape is a trauma no individual deserves to go through as states, “I will rape your wife in front of you, then slit her throat. (smiles) And I will keep your daughters for myself.” (Edward Zwick) This quotation demonstrates the effects of sexual assault and rape and what trauma it causes individuals as the woman in the families are being threatened and cannot protect…

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