oedipus

Thesis statement:Color is used very effectively as a tool of symbolism in Heart of
I. Colors, especially black and white, are used to symbolize evil (black) and
A. People are said to have white souls or black souls depending on their
innate "goodness" or "badness" or the role they are fulfilling at the time.
1. The color of a person's soul is often contrasted to the color of
a. A black-souled, white-skinnedperson is thought to be evil and dishonest.
b. A white-souled, black-skinned person is thought to be truthful and full of integrity.
2. People are described as "black with hatred" regardless of skin color.
B. Black isn't just used to describe evil people.
C. Other colors are used to describe moods and attitudes past the basic good and evil, although less often than black and white.
2. Yellow is seen as a cowardly color.
a. It is also used this way in the Bible, Revelations 6:8, the Pale horse and his rider "Death".
2. Colors are simple to identify, and recognizable colors are used in the book
a. Anyone able to read this book already knows the colors.
3. The significance of a color is consistent throughout the book.
c. Other colors retain their "identities"
COLOR AS SYMBOLISM IN HEART OF DARKNESS
Color is used very effectively as a tool of symbolism in Heart of Darkness.
Colors, especially black and white, are used to

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