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Hey, can someone help me with this essay prompt. What are some ideas for an explicit thesis for the following prompt: Just need help getting started...

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    In his short story "Heart of Darkness," Joseph Conrad often uses contrasts−such as lightness and darkness−to reinforce his themes and ideas. Among the many contrasts included in the story are those describing the settings. As Marlow relates the story of his journey up the River Congo, he describes a number of different places he passes through on his way to the Inner Station. One of the most obvious contrasts is between Europe and Africa, but there are also clear contrasts between the different stations within Africa. For this Assignment, select two contrasting locations in "Heart of Darkness" and discuss how the contrast between these two places serves to reinforce themes and ideas within the novel as a whole. Be sure to avoid merely summarizing the plot

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